Advances in Artificial Intelligence / 2013 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Predicting Asthma Outcome Using Partial Least Square Regression and Artificial Neural Networks

Table 2

Encoding of prognostic factors.

Prognostic factorCoding

Sex0 (Male)1 (Female)
Residence0 (Urban)1 (Semiurban)2 (Rural)
Season of the symptoms0 (None)1 (Winter)2 (Autumn)3 (Spring)4 (Summer)5 (>2 Seasons)
Type of heating0 (Central heating)1 (Wood stove)2 (Oil Stove)3 (Fireplace)4 (Central heating + Fireplace)
Pregnancy duration in weeks0 (<37)1 (37-38)2 (>38)
Allergens0 (0)1 (3.5–6 mm)2 (>6 mm)