prostate: prostate dataset

Description Usage Format Details Value Source


data to examine the correlation between the level of prostate-specific antigen and a number of clinical measures in men who were about to receive a radical prostatectomy.




a data frame with 97 observations on the following 10 variables.


The last column indicates which 67 observations were used as the "training set" and which 30 as the test set, as described on page 48 in the book.


concrete data frame of data with predictor columns lcavol, lweight, age, lbph, svi, lcp, gleason and pgg45 with response column lpsa and train column indicating "training set".


Stamey, T., Kabalin, J., McNeal, J., Johnstone, I., Freiha, F., Redwine, E. and Yang, N (1989) Prostate specific antigen in the diagnosis and treatment of adenocarcinoma of the prostate II. Radical prostatectomy treted patients, Journal of Urology 16: 1076-1083.

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