Methodology for Constructing a Short-Term Event Risk Score in Heart Failure Patients

Authors: Kévin Duarte, Jean-Marie Monnez, Eliane Albuisson

ABSTRACT
We present a methodology for constructing a short-term event risk score from an ensemble predictor using bootstrap samples, two different classification rules, logistic regression and linear discriminant analysis for mixed data, continuous or categorical, and random selections of variables into the construction of predictors. We establish a property of linear discriminant analysis for mixed data and define an event risk measure by an odds-ratio. This methodology is applied to heart failure patients on whom biological, clinical and medical history variables were measured and the results obtained from our data are detailed.

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Journal: Applied Mathematics
DOI: 10.4236/am.2018.98065 (PDF)
Paper Id: 86931 (metadata)

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