Cushings

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Cushing's syndrome is a hypertensive disorder associated with over-secretion of cortisol by the adrenal gland. The observations are urinary excretion rates of two steroid metabolites.

Keywords
datasets
Usage
Cushings
Format

The Cushings data frame has 27 rows and 3 columns:

Tetrahydrocortisone
urinary excretion rate (mg/24hr) of Tetrahydrocortisone.
Pregnanetriol
urinary excretion rate (mg/24hr) of Pregnanetriol.
Type
underlying type of syndrome, coded a (adenoma) , b (bilateral hyperplasia), c (carcinoma) or u for unknown.

References

Venables, W. N. and Ripley, B. D. (2002) Modern Applied Statistics with S. Fourth edition. Springer.

Aliases
  • Cushings
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