llbw: Longitudinal Low Birth Weight study data

Description Format Details Source References

Description

Longitudinal Low Birth Weight study data

Format

A data.frame with 200 observations (rows) and 8 variables (columns).

Details

A hypothetical data set based on the reference below.
The woman age 45 was excluded as an outlier.
A hypothetical additional number (1 to 3) of births was generated for each woman, yielding an average of 2.6 births per woman.

This is a subset of the original dataset.

Columns are:

ID

Identification code.

BIRTH

Birth number. 1 to 4.

SMOKE

Smoking status during pregnancy (factor):

0

no

1

yes

RACE

Race (factor):

1

white

2

black

3

other

AGE

Age of mother.

LWT

Weight of mother (lbs) at last menstrual period.

BWT

Birth weight (grams).

LBW

Low birth weight? (factor):

0

BWT > 2500g

1

BWT <= 2500g

Source

Wiley FTP

References

H&L 2nd ed. Sections 1.6.2 and 8.3.


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