Data Mining Techniques for Predictive Classification of Anemia Disease Subtypes

Keywords: anemia, data mining, J48 decision tree, naive bayes, random forest


Anemia, characterised by insufficient red blood cells or reduced haemoglobin, hinders oxygen transport in the body. Understanding anemia's diverse types is vital to tailor effective prevention and treatment. This research explores data mining's role in predicting and classifying anemia types, emphasising Complete Blood Count (CBC) and demographic data. Data mining is key to building models aiding healthcare professionals in anemia diagnosis and treatment. Employing the Cross-Industry Standard Process for Data Mining (CRISP-DM), with its six phases, facilitates this endeavour. Our study compared Naïve Bayes, J48 Decision Tree, and Random Forest algorithms using RapidMiner's tools, evaluating accuracy, mean recall, and mean precision. J48 Decision Tree outperformed the others, highlighting algorithm choice's significance in anemia classification models. Moreover, our analysis identified renal disease-related and chronic anemia as the most prevalent types, with higher occurrences among females. Recognising gender disparities in anemia's prevalence informs tailored healthcare decisions. Understanding demographic factors in specific anemia types is crucial for effective care strategies.


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Johan Setiawan, Universitas Multimedia Nusantara

Information Systems Study, Faculty of Engineering and Informatics
Univesitas Multimedia Nusantara


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How to Cite
Setiawan, J., Amalia, D., & Prasetiawan, I. (2024). Data Mining Techniques for Predictive Classification of Anemia Disease Subtypes. Jurnal RESTI (Rekayasa Sistem Dan Teknologi Informasi), 8(1), 10 - 17.
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