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On the Impact of Programming Languages on Code Quality [article]

Emery D. Berger, Celeste Hollenbeck, Petr Maj, Olga Vitek, Jan Vitek
2019 arXiv   pre-print
This paper is a reproduction of work by Ray et al. which claimed to have uncovered a statistically significant association between eleven programming languages and software defects in projects hosted on  ...  First we conduct an experimental repetition, repetition is only partially successful, but it does validate one of the key claims of the original work about the association of ten programming languages  ...  Had they not preserved the original files and part of their code, reproduction would have been more challenging.  ... 
arXiv:1901.10220v2 fatcat:zi4obm7m4bfwti5cddbsp2engu

Dietary Quality of Women of Reproductive Age in Low-Income Settings: A Cross-Sectional Study in Kyrgyzstan

Aiperi Otunchieva, Jamila Smanalieva, Angelika Ploeger
2022 Nutrients  
Education and income have a negative correlation with dietary quality. This study contributes to the limited literature on the quality of diets in Kyrgyzstan.  ...  Recommendations are including study programs in nutrition, teaching households farming practices, and raising awareness on adequate nutrition.  ...  We could count the macro-and micronutrients for each respondent with a comprehensive and userfriendly program Nutrisurvey. Huge thanks to the program's authors who made it free of charge.  ... 
doi:10.3390/nu14020289 pmid:35057471 pmcid:PMC8780699 fatcat:c4ftiz6ee5amdb72nlctb4rlvy

Reproductive Health Policy in China: A Study of Preconception Care in Rural China

Fuqin Liu
2015 International Journal of Women s Health and Reproduction Sciences  
increased, which had a noticeable impact on rural populations.  ...  First, public response is an important aspect of the evaluation of the impact of a policy.  ... 
doi:10.15296/ijwhr.2015.03 fatcat:vgxarlpjofhgdnqgxagixt7ica

Factors influencing male participation in reproductive health: a qualitative study

Sumitra Sharma, Bhuvan Kc, Asmita Khatri
2018 Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare  
Programs on effective implementation of men involvement in reproductive health initiatives should address the barriers and challenges to men's supportive activities.  ...  There is a need to know about the understanding of key professionals in such practices.  ...  Acknowledgment The authors would like to acknowledge all the participants for their contribution to the study by providing genuine information.  ... 
doi:10.2147/jmdh.s176267 pmid:30425506 pmcid:PMC6203119 fatcat:log3xhc34vdq5iek3nqhsztbgy

Do Malawian women critically assess the quality of care? A qualitative study on women's perceptions of perinatal care at a district hospital in Malawi

Lily C Kumbani, Ellen Chirwa, Address Malata, Jon Øyvind Odland, Gunnar Bjune
2012 Reproductive Health  
The objective of this study was to describe women's perceptions on perinatal care among the women delivered at a district hospital.  ...  The women did not know the quality of care to expect because they were not well informed. The women were not critical of the care they received because they were not aware of the standard of care.  ...  Acknowledgements Funding for the study was from the Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, Norway.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1742-4755-9-30 pmid:23158672 pmcid:PMC3546032 fatcat:vvuatecr6fayrffpuko4m6wela

Study protocol: incentives for increased access to comprehensive family planning for urban youth using a benefits card in Uganda. A quasi-experimental study

Afra Nuwasiima, Elly Nuwamanya, Patricia Navvuga, Janet U. Babigumira, Francis T. Asiimwe, Solomon J. Lubinga, Joseph B. Babigumira
2017 Reproductive Health  
Methods: The study employs both impact and health economic evaluation methods to assess the effect of the FPBC program.  ...  Discussion: In this study, we propose an impact and economic evaluation to establish the proof concept of using a FPBC program to increase uptake of family planning services among urban poor youth in Uganda  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to acknowledge the support of the community health workers towards this study.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12978-017-0400-8 pmid:29078815 pmcid:PMC5659021 fatcat:lxppyrmdyrf6rnu6r36pd5ex3a

An exploratory study to develop a practical ethical framework for reproductive health research

Tahmineh Farajkhoda, Robab Latifnejad Roudsari, Mahmoud Abbasi
2013 Iranian Journal of Reproductive Medicine  
This study has provided a practical ethical framework according to the socio-cultural context of Iran for all practitioners who are involved in research on women.  ...  Research in reproductive health (RH) has been located in the core of women's health research.  ...  Acknowledgements This article is part of a PhD thesis focusing on developing code of ethics for RH care in Iran, which has been approved and funded by Vice Chancellor for Research, Shahid Beheshti University  ... 
pmid:24639690 pmcid:PMC3941377 fatcat:lgrqffri3rcxrjpeb4yzcj5e5i

Exploring Reproductive Health Education Needs in Infertile Women in Iran: A Qualitative Study

Zohreh Khakbazan, Raziyeh Maasoumi, Zahra Rakhshaee, Saharnaz Nedjat
2020 Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health  
The present qualitative study aimed to explore the experiences and educational needs of infertile women with regard to reproductive health.  ...  In this qualitative study, we utilized a content analysis approach. Purposive sampling was performed to ensure maximum diversity.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This article is a part of a PhD thesis in reproductive health that was approved by the Tehran University of Medical Sciences.  ... 
doi:10.3961/jpmph.20.056 pmid:33070507 pmcid:PMC7569014 fatcat:ukwwls6kqvcmde3n2favhefceq

An awareness-raising framework for global health networks: lessons learned from a qualitative case study in respectful maternity care

Meaghan O'Connor, Kayla McGowan, R. Rima Jolivet
2019 Reproductive Health  
Methods: We reviewed the literature for theoretical models on awareness raising and, finding a lack of appropriate tools, developed a new, draft framework using components of the Framework for Effective  ...  One global health network, the Respectful Maternity Care (RMC) Global Council, can be credited with raising the profile of the issues of disrespect and abuse (D&A) in childbirth and the need for RMC within  ...  Availability of data and materials The data are presented in the included tables and study tools are available from the corresponding author.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12978-018-0662-9 fatcat:5ef63r3jqvgkjemdtj4icyrlk4

Sexual and reproductive health issues facing Southeast Asian beer promoters: a qualitative pilot study

Gail C Webber, Denise L Spitzer
2010 BMC Public Health  
This paper will describe the findings of an October 2009 meeting to develop a research agenda on the sexual and reproductive health of beer promoters and a subsequent pilot study of focus groups with beer  ...  on the impact of power relations between the genders on women's health), and reproductive health (knowledge and access to reproductive health care services).  ...  We hope that the results of the meeting and focus group research will lead to further studies that will make positive impacts on their lives and the lives of their colleagues.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-389 pmid:20594342 pmcid:PMC2906467 fatcat:g6oddajmabaphe3y5obf3cmdh4

Community perspectives on the determinants of maternal health in rural southern Mozambique: a qualitative study

Tabassum Firoz, Marianne Vidler, Prestige Tatenda Makanga, Helena Boene, Rogério Chiaú, Esperança Sevene, Laura A. Magee, Peter von Dadelszen, Khátia Munguambe
2016 Reproductive Health  
The objective of this exploratory qualitative study was to identify key community groups' perspectives on the perceived determinants of maternal health in rural areas of southern Mozambique.  ...  These determinants were closely linked with one another and highlight the importance of including the local history, context, culture and geography in the design of maternal health programs.  ...  Acknowledgements This study was funded by the Grand Challenges Canada-Stars in Global Health program. The authors gratefully acknowledge the contributions of the  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12978-016-0217-x pmid:27719679 pmcid:PMC5056498 fatcat:nyvv4ashefa3rhxl3xxf5z2kye

Understanding modern contraception uptake in one Ethiopian community: a case study

Erica Sedlander, Jeffrey B. Bingenheimer, Mark C. Edberg, Rajiv N. Rimal, Hina Shaikh, Wolfgang Munar
2018 Reproductive Health  
Understanding these granular aspects of the program in one local context may help explain how use of contraception increased in the country as a whole.  ...  Using a case study approach, the goal of this study is to describe how key features of local contexts, community perceptions, and messaging by HEWs have contributed to the increased use of modern contraception  ...  Availability of data and materials The datasets used and/or analyzed during the current study are available from the corresponding author.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12978-018-0550-3 pmid:29925395 pmcid:PMC6011588 fatcat:vaf5vhoz7zaovefhaauz3hlcba

A qualitative follow-up study of women's experiences with oocyte donation

A.L. Kalfoglou
2000 Human Reproduction  
While many studies have looked at MD, USA donor demographics, motivation and medical outcome, two American (Schover et al., 1991; Rosenberg and Epstein, 1995)  ...  This study was supported the outcome does not appear to increase the donor's thoughts  ...  We are particularly indebted to Anne Pollock, a research needs to be done to determine the long-term effects research participant and qualitative researcher, who provided feedback of informing the donor  ... 
doi:10.1093/humrep/15.4.798 pmid:10739823 fatcat:heyke3wdwfei7ol55e63iirbrq

Women's preferences for contraceptive counseling in Mexico: Results from a focus group study

Kelsey Holt, Icela Zavala, Ximena Quintero, Doroteo Mendoza, Marie C. McCormick, Christine Dehlendorf, Ellice Lieberman, Ana Langer
2018 Reproductive Health  
We used a framework approach to thematically code and analyze the transcriptions from focus groups.  ...  In the present study we investigate women's preferences for contraceptive counseling in Mexico to inform efforts to improve service quality.  ...  Availability of data and materials The datasets used and/or analysed during the current study are available from the corresponding author on reasonable request.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12978-018-0569-5 pmid:30012157 pmcid:PMC6048723 fatcat:72rkwp2bsjhr5o3iulyzt5x5ni

Postpartum Green Star family planning decision aid for pregnant adolescents in Tanzania: a qualitative feasibility study

Stella E. Mushy, Eri Shishido, Sebalda Leshabari, Shigeko Horiuchi
2021 Reproductive Health  
The study participants perceived the flow of information to be good, with small significant changes suggested. Kiswahili language was used and reported to be appropriate and well elaborated.  ...  There is a scarcity of published data about using a decision aid during family planning counseling with postpartum women focusing on long-acting reversible contraception in Tanzania.  ...  Luke's International University, for reviewing and editing the revised manuscript. Our sincere gratitude goes to the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science for the study sponsorship.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12978-021-01216-6 fatcat:myijeursr5gi3i37m55gz43sgq
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