American Journal of Theoretical and Applied Statistics

Volume 8, Issue 3, May 2019

  • Factors Associated with Health Extension Service Utilization in Dera District, Oromia, Ethiopia: A Multi Level Analysis

    Abate Tadesse Zeleke, Dejen Tesfaw Molla, Nega Assefa Kassa

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, May 2019
    Pages: 85-93
    Received: 4 April 2019
    Accepted: 20 May 2019
    Published: 30 July 2019
    Abstract: Introduction: Health Extension Program is implemented in Ethiopia since 2004 as a flagship of preventive, promotive, and basic curative services for poor and rural community, especially for children and mother. The purpose of this study is to examine the determinants and variations in health extension service utilization in Dera district, Oromia, E... Show More
  • Assessment of Teachers’ Attitude, Students’ Attitude and Performance in Mathematics in Secondary Schools: A Case Study in Hawassa City and Hawassa Zuria Woredas, Ethiopia

    Tesfaye Getahun Agdie, Mamo Teketel Mekasha, Anteneh Bezabih Ali, Mekonnen Mamo, Muluken Mitiku, Sileshi Gone

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, May 2019
    Pages: 94-107
    Received: 11 May 2019
    Accepted: 28 June 2019
    Published: 31 July 2019
    Abstract: Mathematics is a tool in which students and youngsters get knowledge and experience about life, they learn how to deal with problems, apply their knowledge into real life problems, improve their ability on logical thinking and reasoning, and getting ready for their future life. The aim of this study was to assess the attitude of students towards Ma... Show More
  • Analysis of Cough Time Stamps from COPD Patients Using Markov Chain Analysis

    Tsega Kahsay Gebretekle, Stef van Eijndhoven, Bert den Brinker

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, May 2019
    Pages: 108-124
    Received: 22 May 2019
    Accepted: 9 July 2019
    Published: 5 August 2019
    Abstract: The objective of this study was to identify patterns of cough events for COPD patients. Simultaneously, the study was used to develop a Matlab based graphical user interface (GUI) that enables the user to analyze time-stamps of cough data. The time stamp data was received from Philips Research. They cover 17 data sets of 16 COPD patients and were d... Show More