Estimation of Odds and Probability Risk Factors in Experiencing Heart Attack
Office of the Academic Head, Polytechnic University of the Philippines – Parañaque Campus Col. E. L. De Leon St. Sto. Niño Parañaque City, Philippines
The Heart Attack has produced an alarming rate of deaths and considered as one of the most deadly events for persons with hypertension, diabetes, with family history, a smoker and alcoholic. The study aims to produce a model using the Forward Stepwise Binary Logistic Regression Method for estimating the odds and probabilities when conceded with the given situations, and also the comparisons of the odds in which the factors are arranged by combinations of the significant variables that are included in the equation of every circumstances. Combination of covariates, gender aside, where the outcome of the study indicates that men are two times more likely to have heart attack than women. Hypertension and Diabetes, two covariates giving two of the highest odds among the factors, is 35 times more likely to trigger a heart attack than a person with none. Smoking plus the two mentioned covariates gives 114 times more. Alcohol added, has the ratio of 210 to 1 which is harshly a huge number. Summing up all the risks of the factors considered, including the family history as the last covariate, it shows the ratio 352 times that is, than a person with no complication nor any harmful vices.
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