# [R] Regression model fitting

Bert Gunter bgunter@4567 @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Fri May 4 20:09:28 CEST 2018

```These is essentially a statistical question, which are generally
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Bert

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On Fri, May 4, 2018 at 8:20 AM, Allaisone 1 <Allaisone1 using hotmail.com> wrote:
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> Hi all ,
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> I have a dataframe (Hypertension) with following headers :-
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>> Hypertension
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> ID   Hypertension(before drug A)      Hypertension(On drug A)        On drug B?      Healthy diet?
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> 1            160                                                           90                                           True                  True
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> 2            190                                                          140                                          False                 False
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> 3             170                                                          110                                         True                  False
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> I wanted to study whether patients on drug A + on drug B + on healthy diet would have better
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> blood pressure control (reduction) compared to patients with drug A but not on drug B or not on healthy diet or not on both.
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> I considered my outcome(y) variable to be hypertension measurements for all patients
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> on drug A (column 2).  Columns 1,3 and 4  are my explanatory(x) variables variables(column 1 is just the baseline measurements to adjust for the effect of drug A compared to the baseline) . So my regression formula using lm() function in R is as follow :-
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> Regression <- lm (formula= Hypertension(On drug A)~Hypertension(before drug A) +
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> (On drug B?*Healthy diet?))  , data = Hypertension)
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> I expect that the result of "(On drug B?*Healthy diet?)" coefficient in the model would give the correct answer to my question.
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> Is this the best formula to answer my question or there would be better methods ?.
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> Regards
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