Haberman's Survival

Donated on 3/3/1999

Dataset contains cases from study conducted on the survival of patients who had undergone surgery for breast cancer

Dataset Characteristics

Multivariate

Subject Area

Health and Medicine

Associated Tasks

Classification

Feature Type

Integer

# Instances

306

# Features

3

Dataset Information

Additional Information

The dataset contains cases from a study that was conducted between 1958 and 1970 at the University of Chicago's Billings Hospital on the survival of patients who had undergone surgery for breast cancer.

Has Missing Values?

No

Variables Table

Variable NameRoleTypeDemographicDescriptionUnitsMissing Values
ageFeatureIntegerAgeno
operation_yearFeatureIntegerno
positive_auxillary_nodesFeatureIntegerno
survival_statusTargetIntegerno

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Additional Variable Information

1. Age of patient at time of operation (numerical) 2. Patient's year of operation (year - 1900, numerical) 3. Number of positive axillary nodes detected (numerical) 4. Survival status (class attribute) -- 1 = the patient survived 5 years or longer -- 2 = the patient died within 5 year

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Creators

S. Haberman

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