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Estimating risk determinants of HIV and TB in South Africa.
Where HIV/AIDS has had its greatest adverse impact is on TB. People with TB that are infected with HIV are at increased risk of dying from TB than HIV. TB is the leading cause of death in HIV individuals in South Africa. ...
D-optimal designs for drug synergy.
This thesis is fo cused on the construction of optimal designs for detecting drug interaction using the two-variable binary logistic mo del. Two sp eci c mo dels are considered: (1) the binary two-variable logistic mo del ...
Inference from finite population sampling : a unified approach.
In this thesis, we have considered the inference aspects of sampling from a finite population. There are significant differences between traditional statistical inference and finite population sampling inference. In the ...
Modeling environmental factors affecting the growth of eucalypt clones.
Tree growth is influenced by environment and genetic factors. The same tree growing in different areas will have different growth patterns. Trees with different genetic material, e.g. pine and Eucalyptus trees, growing ...
Modelling acute HIV infection using longitudinally measured biomarker data including informative drop-out.
Background. Numerous methods have been developed to model longitudinal data. In HIV/AIDS studies, HIV markers, CD4+ count and viral load are measured over time. Informative drop-out and the lower detection limit of viral ...