Description: This data set records data about 189 mothers of newborns, along with data about their infant. The goal of this study was to identify risk factors associated with giving birth to a low birth weight baby (weighing less than 2500 grams). The data were collected at Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, in 1986. [quoted from description at http://www.umass.edu/statdata/statdata/data/lowbwt.txt
You must include the following citation in your report as the source of the data, or you will be in violation of copyright laws: Hosmer and Lemeshow (2000) Applied Logistic Regression: Second Edition. These data are copyrighted by John Wiley & Sons Inc. and must be acknowledged and used accordingly. Data were collected at Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts during 1986.