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Clustering Methods for Finding Insights in Patient Reported Data

Team Members

Ethan Otto
Thomas Hanson
Austin Verela
Anya Greenberg


Anand Ajay, Eva Culakova, Amita Patil, PJ Fernandez, Erika Ramsdale,Supriya Mohile,Marie Flannery,Sixu Meng


URMC Medicine


We were given a patient reported symptoms dataset PRO-CTCAE and applied a variety of clustering methods. The clusters were then statistically tested for associations with a selection of outcomes such as hospitalization. We found significant associations with clusters and outcomes and compared it to linear regression results.

Ward Clustering on Dataset
Chi Square Test on binary outcomes
Linear/Logistic Regression Results and Cluster Comparision
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