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• Knowledge,Attitudes And Practice Of Exclusive Breastfeeding In Ido-Osi Local Government Area, Ekiti State.

ABSTRACT Exclusive Breastfeeding has been recommended by the world health organization (WHO) as the optimal feeding mode for young infants. This research study was designed to check out the ·. Knowledge, Attitudes and Practice of Exclusive Breastfeeding among women in Ido-Osi Local Government in Ekiti State. A cross sectional study was done to detennine the current level of the knowledge, attitude and practice ofwomen on exclusive breastfeeding in Ido-Osi Local Government area. Three resear...

Mobile Phone Chatting And Sexual Activity Through the Internet Among Undergraduates In Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria

Abstract Studies have ofteninvestigated mobile phone chatting and their influence on adolescents' sexualbehaviour but rarely the specific role of the adolescents' relationships with social media in prevention of risk sexual behaviour.This study investigated the influence of mobile phone chatting on sexual behaviour by focusing on undergraduates in Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. The study was guided by theory of socialisation and problem behaviour theory. The target population of this study we...

Predictors Of Men's Participation In Family Planning In Ikole Local Government Area, Nigeria

ABSTRACT The study examined the predictors of men's participation in family planning in Ikole Local Government Area, Nigeria. The study considered a total of 250 men and analysis was done at three levels - univariate analysis was done using frequency table, bivariate analysis using chisquare and multivariate analysis using binary logistic regression to access the relationship between the dependent and independent variables. The study observed that 60% do not participate in choosing family pl...

Determinants And Perceived Consequences Of Unwanted Pregnancy Among Women In Oye Local Government Area, Nigeria.

ABSTRACT Unwanted pregnancy is one of the major causes of unsafe abortion, high fertility and low standard of living. This study examine.d the relationship between determinants and perceived consequences ofoowanted pregnancy among women in Oye local government Area, Ekiti State Nigeria. The data for this work was generated from questionnaire survey administered to 300 women of the reproductive age of 15"49 years. These women were sampled from 6 villages in the local government areas. Stati~t...

Intimate Partner Violence And Risk Of Hiv Among Women In Nigeria.

ABSTRACT Intimate partner violence occurs between two people in an intimate relationship. Couples may be dating, cohabiting or married and violence can occur in or outside of the home. Intimate partner violence is the major form of violence among women and it is rampant among young women. Research has proven that there is association between violence especially among intimate partners and HIV. Though there is widespread awareness of HIV there is still misunderstanding of how it is spread and...

Socio-Cultural Factors Influencing The Non-Use Of Maternal Health Services In Nigeria

ABSTRACT This study examines the socio-cultural factors associated with the non-use of maternal health care services in Nigeria. In addition, to assess the perception women on health care utilisation during pregnancy and childbirth in Nigeria. Maternal health is one of the major concerns of the global health community. Pregnancy related mortality is avoidable if preventive measures are tal,en and adequate care is available. The study was carried out as a result of the high rate of maternal d...

Sex Composition Of Children And Fertility Preference Among Married Women In Nigeria

Abstract In spite of the significant campaign for the equality and desirability of both sexes of children, empirical evidence and reality indicate that the practice of child-sex preference is still prevalent in Nigeria. The main objective of the study is to examine the effect of sex composition of children on the fertility preference among married women in Nigeria. The study utilized secondary data from the Nigeria demographic and health surve)' 2013 .Data was analysed at bivariate and multi...

Perception Of Intimate Partner Violence And Risk Of Hiv Infection Among Women In South West

ABSTRACT Gender based violence induces power imbalances where, most often, men are the perpetrators and women the victims. Intimate partner violence is a form of gender based violence that is caused by intimate partners. Intimate partner violence occurs between two people in an intimate relationship. Violence is rampant even among Couples may be dating, cohabiting or married and violence can occur in or outside of the home. Youth and young adults in Nigeria are particularly vulnerable to HIV...

Household Decision Making And Voluntary Counseling And Testing Among Women Anttending Antenatal Clinic In Nigeria

ABSTRACT Background: The study is household decision making and voluntary counseling and testing among women attending antenatal clinic in Nigeria was conducted using data from 20 I 3 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS). Voluntary counseling and testing is one of the best interventions to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV, but despite the proven benefits of VCT. The uptake ofVCT in Nigeria still remains low. Objective: The study is to ascertain the prevalence of voluntary ...

Using Some Statistical Models To Analysis Demographic Variables On Migration

Abstract The aim of this study is to analyze some demographic variables in terms of migration using some statistical models, such as the exponential model, the Gumbertez model, the logistic model, and to determinant the classification of these variables on the estimation, classification and analysis of these variables on migration. Some statistical package was used such as Spss and Excel to analysis and interpret the findings, for this study data collected from the United Nations Annual Repo...

The Effect Of Education Level Qualification On Family Planning Among Women In Nigeria

Abstract The Issue Of Family Planning Among Women In Nigeria Has Become A Contentious Problem. The Study Examined The Effect Of Education Level Qualification On Family Planning Among Women In Nigeria, Using 2013 Nigeria Demographic And Health Survey Women Recode Dataset Characteristics Of Respondents Were Examined At The Univariate Level With The Use Of Frequency Distribution Table, Bivariate Level With The Use Of Chi Square And Binary Logistic Regression Was Employed In The Multivariate Ana...

"Social Determinant And Knowledge Of · Male Workers Towards Prostate Cancer

ABSTRACT This study evaluated the knowledge and attitude of male workers in EKSUTH towards prostate ·cancer. The study adopted the use of primary data with an open and closed ended questionnaire and the inclusion · criteria were men aged 30 - 72 years whom are working in EKSUTH'and E[e eligible and willing to participate. This research was· achieved through a random selection amongst all department in the institutions, with a proposed 220 samples derived using the sample population of ...

Determinant Of Male Involvement In The Choice Of Contraceptive Method In South West

ABSTRACT Male involvement in reproductive healtl1 has two majcx sides, as men give sufficient support in need, choice and rights' to their partners in reproductive healfu and fertility control, on the other hand, men's owns reproductive health related to knowledge, contraceptive use and safe sexual behaviors (UNFA, 199_5)T.h e study examines the determinants of male involvement in the choice of contraception method in South-West, Nigeria. This study was undertaken to provide insight into...

The Effect Of Labour Participation On Fertility Behaviour Among Married Women In Nigeria.

ABSTRACT The prevalence of fertility has dramatically decreased worldwide, both in developed and developing countries. The study examined the effect of labour force participation on fertility behaviour among married women in Nigeria, using 2013 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey women recode dataset. Characteristics of respondents were examined at univariate level with the use of frequency distribution table, bivariate level with the use of chi square and multinomial logistic regressi...

The Effect Of Labour Participation On Fertility Behaviour Among Married Women In Nigeria

ABSTRACT The prevalence of fertility has dramatically decreased worldwide, both in developed and developing countries. The study examined the effect of labour force participation on fertility behaviour among married women in Nigeria, using 2013 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey women recode dataset. Characteristics of respondents were examined at univariate level with the use of frequency distribution table, bivariate level with the use of chi square and multinomial logistic regressi...


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