R Dataset / Package Stat2Data / Leukemia


On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the Leukemia data set which pertains to Leukemia. The Leukemia data set is found in the Stat2Data R package. You can load the Leukemia data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Leukemia"). This will load the data into a variable called Leukemia. If R says the Leukemia data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("Stat2Data") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the Leukemia R data set. The size of this file is about 1,398 bytes.



Treatment results for leukemia patients


A dataset with 51 observations on the following 9 variables.

R project statistics dataset table
Age Age at diagnosis (in years)
Smear Differential percentage of blasts
Infil Percentage of absolute marrow leukemia infiltrate
Index Percentage labeling index of the bone marrow leukemia cells
Blasts Absolute number of blasts, in thousands
Temp Highest temperature of the patient prior to treatment, in degrees Farenheit
Resp 1=responded to treatment or 0=failed to respond
Time Survival time from diagnosis (in months)
Status 0=dead or 1=alive


A study involved 51 untreated adult patients with acute myeloblastic leukemia who were given a course of treatment, after which they were assessed as to their response.


Data come from Statistical Analysis Using S-Plus (Brian S. Everitt; first edition 1994, Chapman & Hall).


Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

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Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
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