wtloss {MASS}R Documentation

Weight Loss Data from an Obese Patient

Description

The data frame gives the weight, in kilograms, of an obese patient at 52 time points over an 8 month period of a weight rehabilitation programme.

Usage

wtloss

Format

This data frame contains the following columns:

Days

time in days since the start of the programme.

Weight

weight in kilograms of the patient.

Source

Dr T. Davies, Adelaide.

References

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

Examples

wtloss.fm <- nls(Weight ~ b0 + b1*2^(-Days/th),
    data = wtloss, start = list(b0=90, b1=95, th=120))
wtloss.fm
plot(wtloss)
with(wtloss, lines(Days, fitted(wtloss.fm)))

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