plasma {bsamGP}R Documentation

A Data Set for Plasma Levels of Retinol and Beta-Carotene

Description

This data set contains 314 observations on 14 variables.

Usage

data(plasma)

Format

age

Age (years).

sex

Sex (1=Male, 2=Female).

smoke

Smoking status (1=Never, 2=Former, 3=Current Smoker).

vmi

BMI values (weight/(height^2)).

vitas

Vitamin use (1=Yes,fairly often, 2=Yes, not often, 3=No).

calories

Number of calories consumed per day.

fat

Grams of fat consumed per day.

fiber

Grams of fiber consumed per day.

alcohol

Number of alcoholic drinks consumed per week.

cholesterol

Cholesterol consumed (mg per day).

beta diet

Dietary beta-carotene consumed (mcg per day).

reedit

Dietary retinol consumed (mcg per day).

betaplasma

Plasma beta-carotene (ng/ml).

retplasma

Plasma Retinol (ng/ml).

Source

http://staff.pubhealth.ku.dk/~tag/Teaching/share/data/Plasma.html

References

Nierenberg, D. W., Stukel, T. A., Baron, J. A., Dain, B. J., and Greenberg, E. R. (1989). Determinants of plasma levels of beta-carotene and retinol. American Journal of Epidemiology, 130, 511-521.

Meyer, M. C., Hackstadt, A. J., and Hoeting, J. A. (2011). Bayesian estimation and inference for generalized partial linear models using shape-restricted splines. Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, 23(4), 867-884.

Examples

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	data(plasma)

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[Package bsamGP version 1.2.3 Index]