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Table 2 Factors at different levels

From: An integrated model using the Taguchi method and artificial neural network to improve artificial kidney solidification parameters

Name of factors Parameter levels
1 2 3
Amount of anticoagulation (units) 500 1000 1500
Velocity of blood flow (ml/min) 200 250 300
Dehydration volume (kg) 1.5 2.5 3.5
Vascular access type Artificial blood vessel Autologous blood vessel Temporary duct
  1. Dehydration is usually used in intervals in clinical practice