Return to Datasets

ContributeDatasetForm edit

Dataset Title Wright Low Birthweight Dataset ( wright_lowbw.dta )
Contributor/Email GregoryStoddard
Acknowledgment Please cite the appropriate contributors/authors/contacts when using or adapting these materials.
Description of Source This dataset, in a more condensed form, came from Stata\x92s website by using the command \x93use\x94. It can be found in Wacholder (1986), who got it from Wright et al. (1983).

Wacholder S (1986). Binomial regression in GLIM: estimating risk ratios and risk differences. Am J Epidemiol 123:174-184.

Wright JT, Waterson EJ, Barrison PJ, et al. (1983). Alcohol consumption, pregnancy and low birthweight. Lancet 1:663-665.
Description of Dataset The dataset concerns 900 birthweight outcomes and risk factors attributable to the mother.
Codebook Variable Labels
lowbw low birthweight delivery
1=yes 0=no
alc mother\x92s alcohol drinking frequency
1=Light, 2=Moderate, 3=Heavy
smo mother smoked
1=no 2=yes
soc mother\x92s social status
1=I and II (lower), 2=III (middle), 3=IV and V (upper)
\x93male\x94, \x93female\x94

See Also Appendix 1 - : Stoddard GJ. Biostatistics and Epidemiology Using Stata [unpublished manuscript] University of Utah School of Medicine, 2009.
Disclaimer The views expressed within CTSpedia are those of the author and must not be taken to represent policy or guidance on the behalf of any organization or institution with which the author is affiliated.
This topic: CTSpedia > WebHome > DataSets > ContributeDataset008
Topic revision: 17 Jan 2012, MaryBanach
This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding Foswiki? Send feedback