Arthritis: Arthritis Treatment Data

ArthritisR Documentation

Arthritis Treatment Data

Description

Data from Koch & Edwards (1988) from a double-blind clinical trial investigating a new treatment for rheumatoid arthritis.

Usage

data("Arthritis")

Format

A data frame with 84 observations and 5 variables.

ID

patient ID.

Treatment

factor indicating treatment (Placebo, Treated).

Sex

factor indicating sex (Female, Male).

Age

age of patient.

Improved

ordered factor indicating treatment outcome (None, Some, Marked).

Source

Michael Friendly (2000), Visualizing Categorical Data: http://euclid.psych.yorku.ca/ftp/sas/vcd/catdata/arthrit.sas

References

G. Koch & S. Edwards (1988), Clinical efficiency trials with categorical data. In K. E. Peace (ed.), Biopharmaceutical Statistics for Drug Development, 403–451. Marcel Dekker, New York.

M. Friendly (2000), Visualizing Categorical Data. SAS Institute, Cary, NC.

Examples

data("Arthritis")
art <- xtabs(~ Treatment + Improved, data = Arthritis, subset = Sex == "Female")
art

mosaic(art, gp = shading_Friendly)
mosaic(art, gp = shading_max)

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