Essays about: "external validity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 essays containing the words external validity.

  1. 1. External validation of a tool to assess medication-related admissions in four Swedish hospitals

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Avdelningen för farmakokinetik och läkemedelsterapi

    Author : Filip Nacke; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : External validation of a tool to assess medication-related admissions in four Swedish hospitals Background The MedBridge trial is a large ongoing clinical trial on medication reviews in elderly patients in Sweden with participating hospitals from Uppsala, Enköping, Västerås and Gävle. A tool for assessing medication-related admissions (MRAs) has been developed and validated in Uppsala: Assessment Tool for identifying Hospital Admissions Related to Medications (AT-HARM10). READ MORE

  2. 2. Domestic water supply policy evaluation: A comparative case study of Uganda and Madagascar between 1992 and 2016

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Eline Kesti; [2019]
    Keywords : Water supply; policy evaluation; Uganda; Madagascar; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The purpose of the thesis is to understand which factors contribute to effective domestic water policies in developing countries. The study is carried out as a comparative case study of Uganda and Madagascar, which have, despite similar initial socio-economic conditions, experienced diverging trends in the domestic water supply between 1992 and 2016. READ MORE

  3. 3. Seroprevalence of foot and mouth disease and peste des petits ruminants in small ruminants in Zambia on the border to Tanzania : Searching for common traits among seropositive herds

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Lydia Mitternacht; [2019]
    Keywords : foot and mouth disease; peste des petits ruminants; sheep and goat plague; seroprevalence; small ruminants; Zambia; transboundary diseases; sheep; goats; FMD; PPR;

    Abstract : Foot and mouth disease (FMD) and peste des petits ruminants (PPR) are highly contagious viral diseases affecting sheep and goats all over the world. Small ruminants are often owned by poor small-scale farmers in the developing world, and several studies have identified them to be among the most important livestock species for the poor. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fisher's Randomization Test versus Neyman's Average Treatment Test

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statistiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Statistiska institutionen

    Author : Kajsa-Lotta Georgii Hellberg; Andreas Estmark; [2019]
    Keywords : Nonparametric; Parametric; Monte Carlo Approximation; Inference;

    Abstract : The following essay describes and compares Fisher's Randomization Test and Neyman's average treatment test, with the intention of concluding an easily understood blueprint for the comprehension of the practical execution of the tests and the conditions surrounding them. Focus will also be directed towards the tests' different implications on statistical inference and how the design of a study in relation to assumptions affects the external validity of the results. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring the barriers of consumer purchasing in M-commerce : A Qualitative Study

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF)

    Author : Jennie Larsson; Charley Litchfield; Filippa Smedberg; [2018]
    Keywords : M-commerce; Internal barriers; External barriers; Smartphone; Consumer purchasing.;

    Abstract : Purpose: Explore the external and internal barriers preventing consumer purchases in M- commerce. Research Questions:RQ1: What are the external barriers that prevent consumer purchases on smartphones?RQ2: What are the internal barriers that prevent consumer purchases on smartphones? Methodology: This thesis is a qualitative study using an exploratory purpose and used a cross- sectional strategy collecting data through two focus groups. READ MORE