Essays about: "Statistical testing"

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  1. 1. Health economic analysis of a urinary catheter which reduce the frequency of urinary tract infections (UTIs) Research questions: a) What is the willingness-to-pay (WTP) in Sweden - from a patient perspective - for a urinary catheter which reduce the annual frequency of urinary tract infections by 25% and 50%, respectively, and (b) is the WTP dependent on the annual frequency of UTIs and gender?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Förvaltningshögskolan

    Author : Thomas Lindqvist; [2019-03-20]
    Keywords : Health Economic Analysis; Willingness to pay; Urinary catheter; Cost benefit analysis;

    Abstract : Objective: To investigate the preference for urinary catheters that can reduce the frequency of urinary tract infections (UTIs), among Swedish patients practicing clean intermittent catheterization (CIC), and analyze if the preference is affected by the frequency of UTIs and gender.Methods: The preference for a clinically more effective catheter was expressed as a monetary value by investigating the patients’ willingness-to-pay (WTP) to switch catheters. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ethnic Discrimination in London’s Housing Market – Are Bangladeshi women worse off applying for housing compared to White women?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Matilda Fredholm; Sonja Stanicic; [2019-02-15]
    Keywords : Taste-based discrimination; Statistical discrimination; London housing market; Bangladeshi; Correspondence testing design; Ethnic discrimination;

    Abstract : This study investigates ethnic discrimination for sublets in London’s rental housing market. By applying an experimental design, four female fictitious characters were created to apply for housing advertisements on the website Gumtree. READ MORE

  3. 3. Email Classification : An evaluation of Deep Neural Networks with Naive Bayes

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för informationssystem och –teknologi

    Author : John Michailoff; [2019]
    Keywords : Machine learning; neural network; DNN; Naive Bayes; network complexity;

    Abstract : Machine learning (ML) is an area of computer science that gives computers the ability to learn data patterns without prior programming for those patterns. Using neural networks in this area is based on simulating the biological functions of neurons in brains to learn patterns in data, giving computers a predictive ability to comprehend how data can be clustered. READ MORE

  4. 4. How to Avoid Bankruptcy?: Monte Carlo Simulation of Three Financial Markets, using the Multifractal Model of Asset Returns

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Rostislav Sibirtsev; [2019]
    Keywords : Multifractal Model of Asset Returns MMAR ; Simulation; Fractal; Kurtosis; Dependence;

    Abstract : This paper has been an effort to apply fractal mathematics to understanding the general behaviour of financial markets. Fractals are special shapes that look similar at various scales. The specific model used is called the Multifractal Model of Asset Returns (MMAR) - the first ever model used for multifractal financial analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. The effect of maternal education on breastfeeding initiation behavior of Ugandan mothers : Secondary analysis of DHS 2016 data using the COM-B model

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Forskargrupper (Inst. för kvinnor och barns hälsa)

    Author : Simon Peyda Moore; [2019]
    Keywords : breastfeeding; Uganda; DHS; 2016; 2019; Global Health; Maternal education; COM-B; Implementation Science; ImpSci; amning; amningsinitiering; Uganda; DHS; 2016; 2019; Global Hälsa; utbildning; kvinna; kvinnor; mödravård; COM-B; Implementering; Implementeringsvetenskap; ImpSci;

    Abstract : Background: The World Health Organization recommends early breastfeeding initiation, within the first hour of life. Ugandan mothers with no formal schooling appear superior in fulfilling this recommendation compared to mothers with primary, secondary, or higher education. READ MORE