Summary: The data on 189 births were collected at Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Mass. during 1986. The dataset contains an indicator of low infant birth weight as a response and several risk factors associated with low birth weight. The actual birth weight is also included in the dataset.
Data description: The dataset consists of the following 10 variables:
Data file: birthweight.data
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