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# ACTG #
# AIDS Clinical Trial Group (ACTG) Study Dataset #
This package contains data from ACTG.
The ACTG study 320 compared a combination of three antiretroviral drugs against a pair.
### What is this repository for? ###
* Quick summary
### List of Variables ###
### List of Variables (variable name: definition) ###
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* id: patient identifier
* male: 1=male, 0=female
* black: 1=black, 0=non-black
* hispanic: 1=hispanic, 0=non-hispanic
* idu: 1=history of injection drug use, 0=no history
* art: 1=triple therapy, 0=double therapy
* delta: 1=endpoint (AIDS or death), 0=no endpoint
* drop: 1=loss to follow up, 0=not
* r: 1=in subcohort, 0=not
* age: years of age at randomization
* karnof: Karnofsky score (100=normal, 0=dead)
* days: days from randomization to endpoint of censoring
* cd4: CD4 count in cells/mm^3 at randomization
* stop: day therapy stopped, missing if not stopped
### Notes ###
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* There is one record per patient in the dataset.
* r is a constructed variable to illustrate confounding.
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