October 5, 2015
This study used clinical and genetic data from a broad population to estimate appropriate warfarin dose for patients newly starting warfarin.
The main data set for the study is available on PharmGKB.
This data set is in an excel file and presents some challenges:
For the purpose of this tutorial I have reduced the complexity of the data set and converted it to a tab-delimited file available on my GitHub. We will use read.delim() to deal with the odd column names.