pima {faraway}R Documentation

Diabetes survey on Pima Indians

Description

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases conducted a study on 768 adult female Pima Indians living near Phoenix.

Usage

data(pima)

Format

The dataset contains the following variables

pregnant

Number of times pregnant

glucose

Plasma glucose concentration at 2 hours in an oral glucose tolerance test

diastolic

Diastolic blood pressure (mm Hg)

triceps

Triceps skin fold thickness (mm)

insulin

2-Hour serum insulin (mu U/ml)

bmi

Body mass index (weight in kg/(height in metres squared))

diabetes

Diabetes pedigree function

age

Age (years)

test

test whether the patient shows signs of diabetes (coded 0 if negative, 1 if positive)

Source

The data may be obtained from UCI Repository of machine learning databases at http://archive.ics.uci.edu/ml/


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