Israa Al-Rawashdeh

Israa Al-Rawashdeh
Mu’tah University · Department of Public Health

Doctor of Public Health

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Publications (15)
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Aim Cesarean sections (C-sections) are surgical procedures that save maternal and infant lives. In some cases, C-sections are done when they are not necessary, while in other cases, some women are unable to access this life-saving intervention. Sociodemographic characteristics are associated with an increased use of C-section. Disparities in socioe...
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ABSTRACT Objectives: The objectives of the study were to provide normal values of the Torg-Pavlov ratio (TPR) of the lumbar spine in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for the Jordanian population and examine differences observed according to factors including age, gender, lumbar level, dural sac area, or ethnic group. Material and Methods: Two hundr...
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Abstract Background: There is a growing international development in community pharmacists’ and authority prescribing role. Objective: The study assess the attitudes of community pharmacists toward expanding their prescribing role and to identify any contributing factors. Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted in Jordan. A validated sel...
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1* Background and Aim: Because the risk of morbidity and death might increase throughout pregnancy and childbirth, it is an important and essential time for women and their newborns. It is critical to examine and evaluate the quality of childbirth services offered to women and their babies. Jordan has only a few studies to evaluate these services....
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Background:T2DM is one of the major public health problems with a dramatically increasing prevalence in both the developed and the developing worldwide, there are 422 million peoples had diabetes with a prevalence of 8.5%, and 2.2 million deaths resulted from complications of DM. About 43% of those deaths occurred among patients living mostly in lo...
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Background:T2DM is one of the major public health problems with a dramatically increasing prevalence in both the developed and the developing worldwide, there are 422 million peoples had diabetes with a prevalence of 8.5%, and 2.2 million deaths resulted from complications of DM. About 43% of those deaths occurred among patients living mostly in lo...
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Background and Aim: Because the risk of morbidity and death might increase throughout pregnancy and childbirth, it is an important and essential time for women and their newborns. It is critical to examine and evaluate the quality of childbirth services offered to women and their babies. Jordan has only a few studies to evaluate these services. The...
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Abstract Objective:To identify the prevalence and factors related to obesity and fast food consumption among university students. Methods: The cross-sectional study was conducted at Mutah University, Al-Karak governorate in southern Jordan, from January to April, 2019, and comprised students recruited from different faculties. Data was collected us...
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ABSTRACT Aim: Cesarean sections (C-sections) are surgical procedures that save maternal and infant lives. In some cases, C-sections are done when they are not necessary,while in other cases, some women are unable to access this life-saving intervention. Sociodemographic characteristics are associated with an increased use of C-section. Disparities...
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Objective: To identify the prevalence and factors related to obesity and fast food consumption among university students. Methods: The cross-sectional study was conducted at Mutah University, Al-Karak governorate in southern Jordan, from January to April, 2019, and comprised students recruited from different faculties. Data was collected using a...
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Cesarean sections (C-sections) are surgical procedures that save maternal and infant lives. In some cases, C-sections are done when they are not necessary, while in other cases, some women are unable to access this life-saving intervention. Sociodemographic characteristics are associated with an increased use of C-section. Disparities in socioecono...
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Cesarean sections (C-sections) are surgical procedures that save maternal and infant lives. In some cases, C-sections are done when they are not necessary, while in other cases, some women are unable to access this life-saving intervention. Sociodemographic characteristics are associated with the increased use of C-sections. Disparities in socioeco...
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Background: Effective management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) depends on a number of specific elements of self-care. Theoretical and empirical evidence identify the important role of psychosocial factors in predicting self-care behaviours. Understanding of gender differences in these relationships is needed to guide appropriate management. Ho...

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I ran a multiple linear regression including x1 =(Continuous variable), x2 =(dummy variable where 0= male, 1= female, and x1*x2= (an interaction term of both) in addition to 2 other variables that i controled for. How can i use the results of this analysis in caculating my sample size? are there any recommeneded  methods or softwares?
EDIT: I ran the analysis using pilot data that i have previously collected.
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Are there any implications of choosing to use one of them on the statistical analysis later on?

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