Subset of Data from Western Collaborative Group Study
A subset of the data from the Western Collaborative Group Study (described in Rosenman et al. 1975)
A data frame containing the following variables (all are type integer except for bmi, which is double):
chd69: Outcome variable – did subject get CHD by end of follow up (1969)?
sbp0: Systolic blood pressure at baseline.
dbp0: Diastolic blood pressure at baseline.
chol0: Fasting serum cholesterol at baseline (contains 12 missing values – NA).
ncigs0: Cigarettes per day.
dibpat0: Behavior type – 1 = type A, 2 = type B.
age0: Age in years at baseline.
height0: Height in inches.
weight0: Weight in lbs.
bmi0: BMI based on height0 and weight0.
Rosenman RH, Brand RJ, Jenkins CD, Friedman M, Straus R, Wurm M (1975). "Coronary Heart Disease in the Western Collaborative Group Study. Final Follow-up Experience of 8 1/2 Years." JAMA, 233(8), 872-7.