Challenge I

„Predict ASTHMA exacerbations“

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Background

Approximately 300 million people are suffering from asthma worldwide, with an increasing tendency. The restriction in the quality of life of asthmatics depends on the severity of the disease. While patients with light asthma aren`t restricted in their QoL, patients with severe asthma face significant psychological impacts as well as impacts on their daily and professional lives, combined with a permanent risk of exacerbations – acute asthma attacks.

Problem

For many people living with Asthma not knowing if there will be an incident in upcoming week is an ongoing burden for them.

Challenge

How can real world & environment data help to predict exacerbations? Find correlations between asthma indicators and the number of exacerbations. Can you predict the future of patients based on data?

Data points to work with:

–              FEV1 / Spirometer

–              Air pollution

–              Number of exacerbations

–              Pollen count

2018-04-09T18:44:05+00:00

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