Classification of Different Countries in Terms of Noncommunicable Diseases Using Machine Learning Techniques

Songül ÇINAROĞLU, Keziban AVCI
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Abstract


The aim of this study is to classify 193 countries which are members of World Health Organization (WHO) in terms of Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs). Support vector machine and random forest methods used for classification which are one of supervised data mining methods. An open source programme Orange used for analysis. At the end of the analysis it was seen that random forest classification performance results were better than support vector machine classification performance results. The results of this study is useful for global health care managers for fighting against Noncommunicable Diseases and producing effective policies. 


Keywords


Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs), Health Care Indicators, Machine Learning

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17482/uujfe.36099

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