Science Journal of Applied Mathematics and Statistics

Volume 2, Issue 3, June 2014

  • Assessing Public Awareness about the Health Effects of Nicotine and Cigarettes Using Negative Binomial Regression

    Awoke Seyoum Tegegne

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, June 2014
    Pages: 60-65
    Received: 19 May 2014
    Accepted: 9 June 2014
    Published: 20 June 2014
    Abstract: Both the public and private sectors have acted responsibly to help decrease smoking-related deaths by putting health warnings on all cigarette packages. This study investigated the social or demographic factors associated with public awareness of health warnings on the harmful effects of environmental tobacco smoke based on baseline data collected ... Show More
  • Quantile Regression in Statistical Downscaling to Estimate Extreme Monthly Rainfall

    Aji Hamim Wigena, Anik Djuraidah

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, June 2014
    Pages: 66-70
    Received: 30 May 2014
    Accepted: 30 June 2014
    Published: 20 July 2014
    Abstract: Extreme rainfall events have been great interest in statistical downscaling. This paper concerns with developing model of statistical downscaling using quantile regression to estimate extreme monthly rainfall. Statistical downscaling relates functionally local scale response variable and global scale predictor variables. The response variable is mo... Show More