Research Papers/Topics in Statistics

LOGISTIC REGRESSION ON EFFECT OF TUBERCULOSIS AND MALARIA ON HIV

Logistic regression model deals with the relationship that exists between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. It provides a method for modeling a binary response variable, which takes values 1 and 0. Further, Logistic regression is useful for situations in which you want to be able to predict the presence or absence of a characteristic or outcome based on values of a set of predictor variables. It is similar to a linear regression model but is suited to models wh...

Modeling the Supply of Pipe Borne Water in Ilorin

ABSTRACTWater as an essential commodity plays a major role in national development, the availability of water through pipe borne to individual, communities, and the country at large will help in achieving the New Millennium Development Goal (MDG7), hence the constant study, analysis and forecast for  supply of water using past water supplied. The supply of pipe borne water from 2009 to 2015 was examined with the aim of developing a working model to forecast future supply of pipe borne water....

ANALYSIS OF CURRENCY DEVALUATION IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT The primary aim of this project is to estimate the long run relationship between economic growth and currency devaluation. This project investigated the impact of currency devaluation on economic growth of Nigeria. This was achieved through a review of literature. In order to generate the necessary data for this research, the Central Bank of Nigeria Statistical Bulletin of and publications of the National Bureau of Statistics were used for the period of 2008 to 2017. The...

STATISTICAL ANALYSIS ON THE AWARENESS AND USAGE OF INTERNET LIBRARY AMONG UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS IN YABA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (2)

ABSTRACT  For schools to be effective, computer literacy should be demonstrated through computer availability as well as student’s awareness and usage of library related website. The research design is a descriptive survey which comprises a sample of 383 students randomly selected from a population of YABATECH students. The research instrument is a well-designed questionnaire for students. The statistical tools employed in to analyze the data are frequency and percentage ...

CHI-SQUARE ANALYSIS ON THE EFFECT OF LACK OF PRACTICAL TOOLS ON THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF POLYTECHNIC STUDENTS

ABSTRACT    This research work was focused on the EFFECT OF LACK OF PRACTICAL TOOLS ON THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS in The Ibarapa Polytechnic, Eruwa.    The objectives and purpose of the research work is to determine whether factors such as lack of practical tools, lack of enough practical lecturers, improvising of practical tools has any effect on the academic performance of students, also, to determine if students can cope with academics without adequate practical and equipme...

Application of Nented Design on the Effect of Feeds and Seasonal Variation on Dairy Milk Yield (A Case Study of Napri Shika, ABU Zaria)

ABSTRACTThe present study was conducted at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. The aim of the study was to determine the effect of feeds (cotton seed cake, yeast supplement, cow milking ration) and seasonal variation (dry and rainy season) on dairy milk yield. A total of 21 mid lactation cows were fed with cotton seed cake, yeast supplement and cow milking ration in the two seasons respectively   and   the   volume   of   milk   produced...

MODELING OF HEALTH RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE AMONG DIABETES PATIENTS USING INTEGRATED FUZZY INFERENCE SYSTEM AND LINEAR REGRESSIONS (1)

Health related quality of life is one of the growing subjects used for evaluating health conditions among patients who suffer from specific ailment.It has been assumed that identification of the variables is able to mirror the one's general health conditions.However,formulating the extent of contribution is multiple variable towards overall health conditions is not straight forward as the arbitrary nature of HRQL variables.This paper aims to model the relationship between HRQL variables using...

STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF FACTORS AFFECTING STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS

School, colleges and universities have no worth without student. Students are most essentialasset for any educational institute. The social and economic development of the country isdirectly linked with student academic performance. The determinants of students' performancehave been the subject of ongoing debate among educators, academics, and policy makers. Therehave been many studies that sought to examine this issue and the findings of these studies pointout to hard work and discipline, pr...

STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF ROAD ACCIDENTS (A CASE IN ENUGU STATE FROM 1993 TO 2000)

ABSTRACTRoad accident has been of great social and economic concern.  It has became a total topic for scientific investigation.  The number of deaths on the road today, particularly on the major roads of rural-urban areas are what motivated me in writing this project.This study is essentially based on the Statistical Analysis of Road Accidents recorded in Enugu rural-urban roads from 1993 to 2000 with the objectives to; identify the causes of road accidents in Enugu and compare the ...

Comparison of Different Methods of Outlier Detection

Outliers are every day problems encountered in all spheres of life. This work addresses the different methods of labelling outliers and as well highlights the applications of outliers in real life processes

Partial Least Squares Regression Estimation of Nonorthogonal problems

ABSTRACTIn this project, Partial Least Square Regression was compared with Ordinary Least Square Regression (OLSR) to handle the problem of multicollinarity and small sample size on all Nigeria Insurance Company’s expenditure data. The prediction methods have been compared for efficiency through Root Mean Square Error (RMSE) and Mean Square Error (MSE). It is found that in this project Partial Least Square Regression (PLSR) provides better prediction as compared to the Ordinary Least S...

Statistical Quality Control on Coca-Cola Product (Coke Liquid)

AbSTRACTThis research work is based on the construction ofcontrol chart for quality characteristics of Coke liquid (Sodium content, Sugarcontent and Volume) which may be used for control of future products of theCoca-Cola Company. Secondary data collected from Coca- Cola Company, Idokpa,Benin City Plant was analysed using Control Chart for process variability andprocess average. Through the application of statistical Quality Controltechnique, the product quality was examined and process contr...

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Statistical Study On Prices And Quantities Of Staple Foods In Imo State (2006-2012)

ABSTRACTRising cost of foodstuffs affect the welfare of majority of Nigerians who live below the poverty line of one dollar per day. The study examined the relative changes in prices of staple foods in Imo State. The study collected secondary data from National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on the yearly prices and quantities of staple foods in Imo State over a period of seven (7) years (2006-2012) .The Fisher’s Ideal Index was used to analyze the data. The study revealed that prices of staple...

TIME SERIES ANALYSIS ON PATIENT ATTENDANCE (A CASE STUDY OF GENERAL HOSPITAL KOFAR GAYAN, ZARIA)

INTRODUCTION Hajia Gambo Sawaba General Hospital since its inception in 1975 has received considerable amount of people, for treatment medical advice, family planning and a host of other reason. Different categories of people have patronized the hospital for its efficiency.It is therefore in the best interest of the researcher to use his or her knowledge of statistic application is the attendance of ill health (patients) attending the hospital. It does not and here the research as will l...


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