International Journal of Statistical Distributions and Applications

Volume 9, Issue 3, September 2023

  • Research Article

    Modelling Count Data for HIV-Positive Patients on Antiretroviral Treatment in Kenya

    Anna Nanjala Muricho, Thomas Mageto, Samuel Mwalili

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, September 2023
    Pages: 68-80
    Received: Oct. 03, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 20, 2023
    Published: Oct. 31, 2023
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    Abstract: The Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), is a lentivirus that weakens a person's resistance to infection. The National AIDS Control Programme (NASCOP) guidelines advise patients to begin antiretroviral therapy (ART) when an individual`s CD4+ cell count is below 350 cells/ml or when they begin ... Show More
  • Research Article

    Mixed Autoregressive Model for Spatial Data: A Bayesian Application to Poverty Mapping

    Alexander Kwaku Boateng, Richard Puurbalanta, Gideon Mensah Engmann, Ernest Zamanah, Angela Osei-Mainoo

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, September 2023
    Pages: 81-89
    Received: Oct. 02, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 20, 2023
    Published: Oct. 31, 2023
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    Abstract: Poverty can be defined as the lack of income considered necessary to purchase goods and services in order to maintain a marginal living standard. Its eradication is a global problem especially in developing countries. The objective of this study was to determine the socio economic and environmental indicators as well as to produce a predictive map ... Show More