Factors influencing the intention to accept advertising in mobile social networks
... Management and Accounting, Qom college, University of Tehran (Tehran, Iran) FACTORS INFLUENCING THE INTENTION TO ACCEPT ADVERTISING IN MOBILE SOCIAL NETWORKS In order to address the influencing factors on mobile advertising acceptance, the model which examines social norms, influential factors on consumers’ attitude and intention to accept advertisements in ... mobile phone advertising and its influential factors on intention to accept it by users more ambiguous. One of the objectives in this research is to investigate whether mobile communications can build consumer trust through marketers with the channel of mobile phone services or not [9-12]. We measured some of the factors related to the trust that show the ... of advertiser Customer trust Figure 1 – Research Conceptual Model Aims of the article is to examine social norms, influential factors on consumers’ attitude and intention to accept advertisements in mobile and mobile social networks in order to address the influencing factors on mobile advertising acceptance. Basic materials. This research is applicable in terms of objective
An empirical investigation on factors influencing customer selection of ADSL services
... must be treated with respect. Promotion and education are others important factors where brand plays essential role followed by word of mouth. Price is the last factor where costs and time play the most important factor. We have also performed standardized regression weights for the factors and the results are summarized in Table 4 as follows, Table 4 The ... 2013 Available online May 25 2013 Keywords: Consumer behavior Marketing mix Customer choice Broadband ABSTRACT In this paper, we present an empirical investigation on various factors affecting ADSL service selection in city of Tehran, Iran. The proposed model of this paper uses a standard questionnaire and distributes it among randomly selected customers ... quality of marketing mix, people, promotion and education and physical evidence on customer choice. The results of factor analysis have confirmed the impacts of the first four factors but the effects of the other factor were not confirmed. In other words, the results of the survey have indicated that product marketing, place and time of marketing mix,
Prevalence and risk factors of asymptomatic peripheral arterial disease in patients with COPD in Taiwan.
... asymptomatic peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and the associated risk factors for patients with COPD. Methods: This prospective cross-sectional study enrolled 427 COPD patients (mean age: 70.0 years) without PAD symptoms consecutively. Demographic data, lung function and cardiovascular risk factors were recorded. The ankle-brachial index (ABI) was used to ... old age, hypertension, and smoking burden were the associated cardiovascular risk factors. However, there was no association between lung function and PAD in the COPD patients. Citation: Lin M-S, Hsu K-Y, Chen Y-J, Chen C-R, Chen C-M, et al. (2013) Prevalence and Risk Factors of Asymptomatic Peripheral Arterial Disease in Patients with COPD in Taiwan. ... firstname.lastname@example.org studies regarding the prevalence and risk factors of PAD in patients with COPD in Asia. The primary end point of this study was to determine the prevalence of low ankle-brachial index (ABI,0.9) in COPD patients in Taiwan. The secondary end point was to evaluate the risk factors for PAD and further to investigate whether PAD was associated
Mechanisms Driving Galling Success in a Fragmented Landscape: Synergy of Habitat and Top-Down Factors along Temperate Forest Edges.
... 16, 2016 2 / 17 Forest Edge Effects on Galling Insects between gall density, characteristic habitat traits, and biotic factors, we adopted several statistical models and, finally, generated a conceptual model that synthesizes key factors driving gall density across fragmented beech forest landscapes. Materials and Methods Study region and target species The ... . doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0157448.g007 PLOS ONE | DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0157448 June 16, 2016 11 / 17 Forest Edge Effects on Galling Insects Edge-induced changes of environmental factors and potential interrelations with bottom-up factors This investigation identified two sources of variation in the density of M. fagi galls in beech forests. On one hand it confirms observations ... abundance. Further analyses revealed a crucial influence of light exposure (46%) on top-down control by the parasitoid complex. Guided by a conceptual framework synthesizing the key factors driving gall density, we conclude that forest edge proliferation of M. fagi is due to a complex interplay of abiotic changes and trophic control mechanisms. Most prominently,
EMPIRICAL STUDY OF DIFFERENT FACTORS EFFECTS ON ARTICLES PUBLICATION REGARDING SURVEY INTERVIEWER CHARACTERISTICS USING MULTILEVEL REGRESSION MODEL
... Trueba (2012), the study of impact factors and authors is one of the most relevant topics in the current informetric research. The topic presented and the time period when research papers were made (Moroşanu, 2010; Jaba, Moroşanu, 2011) are other two factors that may affect the their publication of in a prestigious journal. Thus, those factors are very important ... interviewer characteristics is continuously increasing and that they gained popularity. The publication of such articles in a journal with a certain impact factor value may be influenced by different factors. One category of factors may be represented by those criteria applied by editors in order to make manuscript evaluation. Generally, those criteria may be: concision and informative ... citations from literature, compliance with all elements of ethics, emphasis on results, interpretations and conclusions (the creativity). A second category of factors may be represented by external factors. Thus, in research literature are studies (Pillania, 2011; Pillania, 2012; Jaba, Morosanu, 2012) which emphasized significant connections between geographical
Influence of the experimental design of gene expression studies on the inference of gene regulatory networks: environmental factors
... Influence of the experimental design of gene expression studies on the inference of gene regulatory networks: environmental factors Frank Emmert-Streib Computational Biology and Machine Learning Laboratory, Center for Cancer Research and Cell Biology, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, ... necessary How to cite this article Emmert-Streib (2013), Influence of the experimental design of gene expression studies on the inference of gene regulatory networks: environmental factors. PeerJ 1:e10; DOI 10.7717/peerj.10 to regulate the transcription of a gene. Or in protein–protein interaction networks an edge corresponds, e.g., to the binding of two ... Constructing transcriptional regulatory networks. Genes and Development 19(13):1499–511 DOI ./gad.. Chen L. 1999. Combinatorial gene regulation by eukaryotic transcription factors. Current Opinion in Structural Biology 9(1):48–55 DOI ./S-X()-. Chen Y, Dougherty ER, Bittner ML. 1997. Ratio-based decisions and the quantitative
Prenatal exposure to dietary fat induces changes in the transcriptional factors, TEF and YAP, which may stimulate differentiation of peptide neurons in rat hypothalamus.
... decreasing these two transcription factors affects neuronal ENK expression. orexigenic peptides and increase the density of peptideexpressing neurons in the hypothalamus [4,7,39-42]. The question addressed in this paper is whether these changes in peptide neurons during development are related to changes in specific transcription factors. Focusing on the transcription factor, ... gestational period, an effect that continues postnatally. While the main partner of YAP is TEF, YAP can also associate with other factors, suggesting that decreasing YAP levels may also reduce its association with other partner transcription factors, causing a reduction in transcriptional activity [13,43,44]. Role of TEF and YAP in the differentiation of peptide neurons Prenatal ... www.plosone.org Conclusions This study, looking at the involvement of transcription factors in the prenatal programming of offspring exposed to an imbalanced diet, demonstrates that prenatal HFD exposure suppresses the transcription factor, TEF, and co-activator, YAP, in both embryos and postnatal offspring. These transcription factors are known to control organ growth during early
SOX2 co-occupies distal enhancer elements with distinct POU factors in ESCs and NPCs to specify cell state.
... e1003288 SOX2-POU Factors Occupy Enhancers in ESCs and NPCs Author Summary In mammals, a few thousand transcription factors regulate the differential expression of more than 20,000 genes to specify ,200 functionally distinct cell types during development. How this is accomplished has been a major focus of biology. Transcription factors bind non-coding ... of genes important for pluripotency [13–16] however, partner factors in NPCs have not been clearly defined. Interactions between SOX and POU factors are conserved in all metazoans and play key roles in embryonic development , thus, we hypothesized that SOX2 may also function with POU factors in NPCs. To test this, we interrogated a 100 bp window ... a role for these factors in controlling global gene expression networks by regulating the activity of cisregulatory elements. Collectively, these data support a role for distinct POU factors in SOX2 binding site selection and gene PLOS Genetics | www.plosgenetics.org 7 February 2013 | Volume 9 | Issue 2 | e1003288 SOX2-POU Factors Occupy Enhancers
Success Factors of Asymmetric Connections - Example of Large Slovenian Enterprises
... identiﬁed factors and all dependent concepts of competitiveness, eﬃciency and eﬀectiveness. The empirical research also attempts to further expose the factors of asymmetric connections, which aﬀect eﬃciency and eﬀectiveness of the connected enterprises. Keywords: interorganizational connections, asymmetric connections, asymmetry of partners, success factors, ... 119–132; Ma, 2000, p. 16–32). Figure 3. The Concept Of Asymmetric Connection Factors 58 Dynamic Relationships Management Journal, Vol. 3, No. 2, November 2014 6. STRUCTURAL RESEARCH MODEL 6.1 The Concept of Asymmetric Connection Factors In asymmetric connections and their factors of eﬀectiveness, I divide the ﬁeld of study onto three subsets: establishment ... Vol. 3, No. 2, November 2014 61 Viktor Vračar: Success Factors of Asymmetric Connections ‐ Example of Large Slovenian Enterprises Table 1. A summary of testing of links between factors of asymmetric connections with the foundations of competitive advantages and eﬃciency Inﬂuence factors (independent variables): 1.1 Complementing, means of
Factors influencing exclusive breastfeeding among Iranian mothers: A longitudinal population-based study
... Iran.14 There are various contributing factors that may predict the ongoing practice of EBF and breastfeeding after the initial 6 months after delivery. They can be classified into socio-demographic, psychological, physiological, and interventional factors. 15 Several studies in different countries have suggested a few potential risk factors for early weaning before ... email@example.com Abstract Background: Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) contributes to the health and survival of the newborns. Many factors influence the EBF behavior. This study aimed to identify the determinant factors in order to improve the practice of EBF among Iranian mothers. Methods: A longitudinal study was carried out in 1445 mothers with ... lower maternal education level.11-13 However, certain psychological factors may need more attention because of their complexity and culture-based nature to determine breastfeeding behaviors. The theory of planned behavior (TPB) is commonly used by the psychologists to assess influential factors behind the intention of certain behavior. According to this
Maternal smoking during pregnancy and socioeconomic factors as predictors of low birth weight in term pregnancies in Niš
... used during pregnancy, paternal earnings and socioeconomic factors. In a multivariant model the most significant factors were socioeconomic factors, education level of the mothers, paternal earnings and mothers smoking during pregnancy. Conclusion. Smoking during pregnancy and socioeconomic factors have great influence on LBW. Future studies should ... = 50), were matched with the characteristices of mothers who had children ≥ 2 500 g, (n = 906). For defining risk factors, and protective factors as well, we used univariant and multivariant logistic modeles. Results. As significant risk factors for LBW in an univariant model we had education level of the mothers, smoking during pregnancy, smoking before ... and neonatal mortality. It is considered that socioeconomic factors, as well as mothers bad habits, play the most significant role in the development of LBW, which explains notable number of researches focused on this particular problem. The aim of this study was to characterize socioeconomic factors, as well as smoking habits of the mothers, and their
ELASTICITY OF BITUMEN BINDERS AND THE FACTORS CAUSING IT
... 182 УДК 665.775:678.01:539.389 Автомобильный транспорт, вып. 37, 2015 ELASTICITY OF BITUMEN BINDERS AND THE FACTORS CAUSING IT A. Galkin, Researcher, Ph. D. (Eng.), Kharkov National Automobile and Highway University Abstract. The article deals with the influence of the initial bitumen ... recovery is determined after a 20 centimeter stretch, in Ukraine and Russia after the stretching of the sample to failure. 183 It is important to establish the effect of all factors on elasticity. These may include: the level of stress state, the penetration grade of the initial bitumen, the level of structuring PMB by fine mineral filler, which is
Spatial correlations of population and ecological factors with distribution of visceral leishmaniasis cases in southwestern Iran
... Leishmaniasis as a dynamic disease may be markedly influenced by demographic and ecological factors. A geospatial information system study was developed to determine the distribution of visceral leishmaniasis (VL) cases in relation to population, climatic and environmental factors in Fars province, southwest of Iran. Methods: The dwelling addresses of 217 ... slope and landcover were climatic and environmental factors that have been analysed. Finally, data of dwelling foci were extracted from maps and analysed using logistic regression models. Results: Close proximity to NTR was the most important factor influenced on the disease distribution. Climatic factors were in second rank. Among them, temperature ... studied independently from other factors. Interpretation & conclusion: These findings present the distribution of VL in Fars province is influenced by combination of ecological and nomads demographical variables although closeness to NTR and nomads role in distribution and continuance of kala-azar are the most important factors. Key words Fars; GIS;
Systematic analysis of immune infiltrates in high-grade serous ovarian cancer reveals CD20, FoxP3 and TIA-1 as positive prognostic factors.
... CD20 emerge as new positive prognostic factors in high-grade serous EOC from optimally debulked patients. Citation: Milne K, Ko¨ bel M, Kalloger SE, Barnes RO, Gao D, et al. (2009) Systematic Analysis of Immune Infiltrates in High-Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer Reveals CD20, FoxP3 and TIA-1 as Positive Prognostic Factors. PLoS ONE 4(7): e6412. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0006412 Editor: ... some of the above associations (e.g., MHC class I and II, beta 2 microglobulin, TAP1 and 2) and identify new factors associated with T cell infiltrates (e.g., IL-15, IL-32 and numerous interferon-induced genes). Presumably one or more of the above factors accounts for the observed enrichment of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes in high-grade serous and optimally ... to the CD8+ T cell subset in particular [10-17], suggesting that cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs) play an important role in the antitumor immune response. Accordingly, other factors associated with CTL responses are also positively associated with survival, including interferon-c (IFN- c) [18,19], the IFN- c receptor , interferon regulatory factor
Factors affecting antenatal care attendance: results from qualitative studies in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi.
... findings suggest that ‘supply’ side factors have an important influence on ANC attendance: the design of ANC and particularly how ANC deals with the needs and concerns of women during the first trimester has implications for timing of initiation. Citation: Pell C, Men˜ aca A, Were F, Afrah NA, Chatio S, et al. (2013) Factors Affecting Antenatal Care Attendance: ... These studies have correlated a range of factors with ANC attendance: for example, a woman’s and/or her husband’s level of education; a woman’s occupation; economic status; distance to health facility; parity; and age . Such statistical associations offer little insight into the mechanism(s) through which such factors operate, neglecting the how and ... ANC at least once during pregnancy, a more complicated array of factors influenced the timing of ANC initiation: reproductive concerns and uncertainties; parity, age and pregnancy disclosure; interactions with health staff; and the direct and indirect costs of ANC. Explaining how these factors contribute to the observed pattern of ANC initiation across
Factors influencing bonding fixed restorations
... Goodacre CJ, Campagani WV, Aqilino SA. Tooth preparations for complete crowns: An art form based on scientific principles. J Prosthet Dent 2001; 85:363-76. 6. Zuckerman RG. Factors that influence the mechanical retention of complete crown. Int J Prosthodont 1988; 1:196. 7. Nordlander J, Weir D, Stoffer W, Ochi S. The taper clinical preparations ... Prosthet Dent 1991; 66:730-3. 30. Trier AC, Parker MH, Cameron SM, et al. Evaluation of resistance form of dislodged crowns and retainers. J Prosthet Dent 1998; 80:405-9. FACTORS INFLUENCING BONDING FIXED RESTORATIONS Vesna MEDIĆ, Kosovka OBRADOVIĆ-DJURIČIĆ Clinic for Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Belgrade, Belgrade INTRODUCTION
Factors associated with self-reported HBV vaccination among HIV-negative MSM participating in an online sexual health survey: a cross-sectional study.
... however, the bivariate association that they reported did not simultaneously control for the effects of confounding factors, as did our analysis. Our study furthers knowledge of hepatitis B vaccination prevalence among HIV-negative MSM and factors significantly associated with vaccination because we evaluated self-reported vaccination among a group of ... America Abstract Background: A substantial proportion of men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States remain unvaccinated against hepatitis B. We sought to understand which factors are associated with vaccination among HIV-negative MSM. Methodology/Principal Findings: Data were from a 2010 web-based survey of adult MSM. We calculated the prevalence ... hepatitis B vaccination among 1,052 HIV-negative or HIV-untested men who knew their hepatitis B vaccination status, and used multivariate logistic regression to determine associated factors. 679 (64.5%) MSM reported being vaccinated. Younger men were more likely to report being vaccinated than older men, and there was a significant interaction between age
A new extension of Hilbert's inequality for multifunctions with best constant factors
... 255–267 255 A NEW EXTENSION OF HILBERT’S INEQUALITY FOR MULTIFUNCTIONS WITH BEST CONSTANT FACTORS H. A. AGWO Abstract. The aim of this paper is to establish a new extension of Hilbert’s inequality and Hardy-Hilbert’s inequality for multifunctions with best constant factors. Also, we present some applications for Hilbert’s inequality which give new integral ... denominator (x + y) is replaced by (xu(x) + yv(y))λ in paper . The main objective of this paper is to build some new Hilbert-type integral inequalities with best constant factors which are extensions of above results for multi-functions f, g and h. Moreover the denominator is (m(x) + n(y) + r(z)), where m, n and r are arbitrary functions. 2. ... 2 dz 0 ∞ × (m(x)) q1 p1 (1+ 1 pq ) dm(x) dx 1 −q1 ( p k + 1 p1 ) kq1 kq1 |f (x)| 2 dx , 0 260 H. A. AGWO where the constant factors π 11 sin π qk β , q1qk p1qk , π 11 sin π pk β , q1pk p1pk , π 11 sin π pq β , q1pq p1pq are best possible. Proof.
Comorbidity of depression and type 2 diabetes: Risk factors and clinical significance
... Wing RR, Orchard TJ. Waist to hip ratio and psychosocial factors in adults with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus: the pittsburgh epidemiology of diabetes complications study. Metabolism 1996; 45: 268–72. 46. Katon WJ, Lin EH, Russo J, Von Korff M, Ciechanowski P, Simon G, et al. Cardiac risk factors in patients with diabetes mellitus and major depression. ... dijabetes melitus, insulin-nezavisni; depresija; komorbiditet; faktori rizika; kvalitet života; antidepresivi. Key words: diabetes mellitus, type 2; depression; comorbidity; risk factors; quality of life; antidepressive agents. Uvod Epidemiološki podaci pokazuju da će se broj osoba obolelih od dijabetesa skoro udvostručiti, sa 2,8% 2000. na 4,4%, 2030. ... Survey from the European Depression in Diabetes [EDID] Research Consortium. Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2005; 70(2): 166–73. 18. Begic D, Peros K, Szabo S, Metelko Z. Psychosocial factors contributing to persistent depressive symptoms in type 2 diabetic patients: a Croatian survey from the European Depression in Diabetes Research Consortium. J Diabetes Complications
Prevalence of myopia and its risk factors in urban school children in Delhi: the North India Myopia Study (NIM Study).
... appropriate. The magnitude of myopia was presented as prevalence (95% Confidence Interval-CI). The risk factors were divided into demographic (non modifiable) and behavioral (modifiable) risk factors. Logistic regression analysis was carried out to find the risk factors of myopia. The results were reported as Odds Ratio (95% CI). The p value < 0.05 was considered ... (Table 3). The demographic and behavioral (modifiable) risk factors were analyzed for both children with myopia (n = 1297) and the randomly selected non myopic children (n = 1153) and adjusted odds ratio values for all risk factors were estimated. Each risk factor was adjusted for the other risk factors given in Table 4. The results showed that there was ... (16, 17.9) 7.9 (7.1, 8.73) p-value
Neonatal plasma polarizes TLR4-mediated cytokine responses towards low IL-12p70 and high IL-10 production via distinct factors.
... independent of IL-10, vitamin D and prostaglandin E2. In conclusion, human neonatal plasma contains at least two distinct factors that suppress TLR4-mediated IL-12p70 production or induce IL-10 or production. Further identification of these factors will provide insight into the ontogeny of innate immune development and might identify novel targets for the ... presence of up to 20% FCS (data not shown). These results indicate that human plasma contains one or multiple factors that inhibit TLR4-mediated production of IL-12p70 and/ or induce production of IL-10. In addition, they demonstrate that these factors are present at increased concentrations in cord blood plasma. Suppression of TLR4-mediated IL-12p70, ... (IL-12p70) and heat labile (IL-10) factors in plasma. Furthermore, failure of protein-depletion to neutralize the differential effect of cord blood plasma and adult plasma on TLR4-mediated IL-12p70 production (Fig. 5D) indicates that the IL-12p70 suppressive factor(s) in cord blood plasma is not a protein. The cord blood plasma factors modulating TLR4mediated
Factors associated with emergency contraceptive use among Female Preparatory Schools Students Adwa Town, Northern Ethiopia. Across sectional study design, 2013.
... assess emergency contraceptive utilization and associated factors among female students in ADWA preparatory schools, Tigray region, Northern Ethiopia. Specific objective • To describe magnitude of emergency contraceptive uses among female preparatory school students in Adwa. • To identify factors associated with emergency contraceptive among female ... could prevent a substantial proportion of the millions of unplanned pregnancies that occur every year. Hence, this study will relevant to explore the utilization and associated factors of emergency contraception by female students at preparatory schools, Adwa Town, Tigray region, Northern Ethiopia. Methods: Using School based cross-sectional study and ... Gebremeskel Miruts et al./ International Journal of Pharma Sciences and Research (IJPSR) Factors associated with emergency contraceptive use among Female Preparatory Schools Students Adwa Town, Northern Ethiopia. Across sectional study design, 2013. Gebremeskel
Factors associated with initiation of breast-feeding in the Dominican Republic
... reproductive age is relatively rare. Another possible source of error was the absence of data on potential confounding factors, such as the roomingin behavior of the mother with the newborn child (21), the father’s prefer- Bautista • Factors associated with initiation of breast-feeding in the Dominican Republic TABLE 4. Numbers and percentages of study ... is of fundamental importance for guiding programs to promote breast-feeding. Data from the Demographic and Health Survey of 1991 in the Dominican Republic were used to identify factors associated with the initiation of breast-feeding in a random sample of women of reproductive age. Approximately 93% of 2 714 mothers reported having begun to breast-feed ... however, depends on whether breast-feeding is initiated, its duration, and the age at which the breast-fed child is weaned (4, 7). It is known that breast-feeding patterns and factors influencing these patterns vary from one country to another (8–10). Hence, the study of these relationships in specific populations is of considerable importance for objectively
Perinatal factors affecting human development ; proceedings of the special session held during the 8th meeting of the PAHO advisory Committee on Medical Research, 10 June, Washington, 1969
... PERINATAL FACTORS AFFECTING HUMAN DEVELOPMENT PAN AMERICAN HEALTH ORGANIZATION Pan American Sanitary Bureau, Regional Office of the WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 1969 PERINATAL FACTORS AFFECTING HUMAN DEVELOPMENT Proceedings of the Special Session held during the Eighth ... .. ... .. . ... 4 1 Perinatal Factors in Mental Subnormality Discussion Herbert G. Birch . John A. Churchill ............. General Discussion . . ....... ....... ........... ...... ............ The Problem of Prematurity and of Intrauterine Growth Gruenwald ........... ........................................ laternal Factors Affecting Birth Weight . .. Retardation William ... sexual, neurological, and psychological aspects. Unfortunately, there are many factors that may interfere with this normal development. At this meeting we have a distinguished group of scientists from widely different disciplines, all of which are interested in studying the factors that may affect normal development. We shall focus on some agents that
SOCIAL FACTORS IN MALARIA TRANSMISSION AND CONTROL
... Region. o Social Factors in Malaria Transmission and Control The Working Group on Social Sciences Applied to Health of the PAHO Advisory Committee on Medical Research (ACMR) has prepared, in accordance with the mandate assigned to ACMR, a Latin American Bibliography of Social Sciences Applied to Health. It has also made a study of the social and economic factors ... applied to malaria. · Establishment of a technical advisory group in this field. · Convocation of a meeting to discuss economic and social factors relating to malaria. * Publication of a summary of the social and economic factors relating to malaria transmission and control. * Appointment of a specialist in social sciences for the WHO Expert Committee on ... strengthen the training and research capacity. * To apply the results of the research to malaria programs. The ecological factors peculiar to the human host and the vector arthropod define the bounds within which social and economic factors can influence the prevention, prevalence, and distribution of malaria, the increase in risk for certain human groups,