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A dataset containing the ACTG036 clinical trial data (1991) comparing zidovudine (AZT) with a placebo in asymptomatic patients with hereditary coagulation disorders and HIV infection. The ACTG036 trial had the same response variable and had many covariates in common with the ACTG019 study. The ATCG019 data can be used as a historical dataset.

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A data frame with 183 rows and 7 variables:

- outcome
binary variable with 1 indicating death, development of AIDS or ARC and 0 otherwise

- treat
binary variable with 1 indicating Zidovudine (AZT) treatment and 0 indicating placebo

- age
patient age in years

- race
binary variable with 1 indicating white and 0 otherwise

- T4count
CD4 cell count (cell count per cubicmillimetre of serum)

- hemtype
haemophilia factor type. Binary variable with 1 indicating the haemophilia factor type was factor VIII and 0 otherwise

- mfc
monoclonal factor concentrate use. Binary variable with 1 indicating the patient used a monoclonal factor concentrate and 0 otherwise

Chen, Ming-Hui, et al. "Prior Elicitation, Variable Selection and Bayesian Computation for Logistic Regression Models." Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series B, vol. 61, no. 1, 1999, pp. 223-242.

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