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Prediction of Children Anaemia Rate by LASSO


This post investigates the five factors that are related to anaemia in children by using the data collected from the World Health Organization. The method we will use is LASSO, which is a classic penalized regression. In this post we will see how LASSO filter out the variable for us and its prediction performance compared with our baseline model, linear regression.
To implement LASSO in R, the package I used is "glmnet".

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