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Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is an incurable disease that has a reputation as having one of the worst prognoses of all cancers. Recent advances in treatment have led to significant improvements in both progression-free and overall survival. Despite this, the wider medical community continues to perceive GBM as having an incomparably poor prognosis. This(More)
Latent Markov modeling is used as an alternative to the Current Population Survey (Census, 2002) reinterviewing methodology for estimating the measurement error in the recorded employment status. This alternative methodology, which is implemented in the syntax version the Latent GOLD program, turns out to be a promising new approach for estimating(More)
Early identification of chronic hepatitis B is important for optimal disease management and prevention of transmission. Cost and lack of access to commercial hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) immunoassays can compromise the effectiveness of HBV screening in resource-limited settings and among marginalized populations. High-quality point-of-care (POC)(More)
In the past three years, we developed decision-based estimation to estimate survey totals for the Annual Survey of Public Employment and Payroll (ASPEP). Recently, we developed a step-wise ratio method to estimate the Annual Finance Survey (AFS) characteristics of interest: Revenue, Expenditure, Debt, and Asset. In this paper, we discuss some small area(More)
Disclaimer: This report is released to inform interested parties of research and to encourage discussion of work in progress. The views expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the U.S. Census Bureau. Abstract: Annual Survey of Employment and Payroll estimates the number of federal, state, and local government employees and their(More)
Acknowledgements: Special thanks to Professor David Roland-Holst for taking time out of his schedule to impart his economic wisdom and professional advice. Abstract This paper will examine the financial service sector in Vietnam while attempting to identify the major drivers and obstacles of the reform process. Although Vietnam has experienced rapid(More)
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