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Detecting heart disease

B-Course provides a public domain data set called Detecting Heart Disease so that one can try out B-Course without own data. Below you can find some details of our example data set.

Some information about the study

This dataset is about detecting heart disease.


The data consists of the following 13 variables and a class variable:

1. Age: numerical
2. Sex: male, female
3. Chest pain type: 1, 2, 3, 4
4. Resting blood pressure: numerical
5. Serum cholestoral in mg/dl: numerical
6. fasting blood sugar > 120 mg/d: yes, no
7. Resting electrocardiographic results: 0, 1, 2, 3
8. Maximum heart rate achieve: numerical
9. Exercise induced angina: yes, no
10. ST depression induced by exercise relative to rest: numerical
11. The slope of the peak exercise ST segment: numerical
12. Number of major vessels colored by flourosopy: 0-3
13. Thal: normal, fixed defect, reversable defect
Class Absence or presence of heart disease: absence, presence


  B-Course, version 2.0.0
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