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Fig. 2 | BMC Medical Research Methodology

Fig. 2

From: Bayesian hierarchical piecewise regression models: a tool to detect trajectory divergence between groups in long-term observational studies

Fig. 2

Sex-specific population average prototypical BMI trajectories for healthy and T2DM adults in the YFS cohort (solid blue and solid red lines, respectively) and prediction of 200 individual trajectories for each sex (100 per T2DM status group). The dashed trajectories were obtained by MCMC simulation using sex-specific posterior estimates of mean and variance of growth parameters for the best fitting models (Model E). In these predictions, time varying measures of log(insulin) were set to the average log(Insulin) observed in the cohort

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