schizo: National Institute of Mental Health shizophrenia study

Description Usage Format Details Source References

Description

Schizophrenia data from a randomized controlled trial with patients assigned to either drug or placebo group. "Severity of Illness" was measured, at weeks 0, 1, ..., 6, on a four category ordered scale. Most of the observations where made on weeks 0, 1, 3, and 6.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 1603 observations on 437 subjects. Five vectors contain information on

id

patient ID.

imps79

original response measurements on a numerical scale.

imps79o

ordinal response on a 4 category scale, "normal or borderline mentally ill" < "mildly or moderately ill", "markedly ill", "severely or among the most extremely ill".

tx

treatment indicator: 1 for drug, 0 for placebo.

week

week.

Details

The documentation file was copied from the mixcat package and slightly modified.

Source

http://tigger.uic.edu/~hedeker/ml.html

References

Hedeker, D. and R. Gibbons (2006). Longitudinal Data Analysis. New Jersey, USA: John Wiley & Sons.


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