Biomedical Statistics and Informatics

Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2023

  • A Gaussian Copula Regression Approach for Modelling Repeated Data in Medical Research

    Reka Karuppusami, Gomathi Sudhakar, Juliya Pearl Joseph Johnson, Ramamani Mariappan, Jansi Rani, Belavendra Antonisamy, Prasanna S. Premkumar

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 22-30
    Received: 27 June 2023
    Accepted: 19 July 2023
    Published: 31 July 2023
    Abstract: In repeated measures data, the observations tend to be correlated within each subject, and such data are often analyzed using Generalized Estimating Equations (GEE), which are robust to assumptions that many methods hold. The main limitation of GEE is that its method of estimation is quasi-likelihood. The recent framework of the copula is very popu... Show More
  • Malaria Infection Socio-Economic Factors in the Outpatients in District Hospitals, Sub-Saharan Africa

    Tuyapeni Sharon Grace, Sheehama Jacob, Hermine Iita

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 31-36
    Received: 27 February 2023
    Accepted: 8 May 2023
    Published: 13 September 2023
    Abstract: Malaria has become a threat in Namibia, more especially in Engela District since 2010, with cases being reported to increase and the number of deaths rising as well. With the rising of these cases, the economy was slowly decreasing due to purchasing of mosquito nets, repellents and others. Based on a malaria case investigation done in Namibia for 5... Show More