Sociology Research Papers/Topics

Public Perception On Social Inequality And Health Seeking Behaviour: A Study Of Diabetes In Ile Ife, Osun State

ABSTRACT Social inequality in health care grew dramatically in the 1980s and has remained at a high level ever since. Health inequality is the differences that occurs in health status or in the distribution of health determinates between different population groups, these social inequalities in health are responsible for the dramatic differences that occur in health seeking behavior of people in the society at large. It was on this note that this research examines the effect of social ine...

Prevalence And Determinants Of Gambling Behaviours Among Undergraduate Students (A Case Study Of Federal University Oye Ekiti)

Prevalence And Determinants Of Gambling Behaviours Among Undergraduate Students (A Case Study Of Federal University Oye Ekiti)

Inmates' Health Seeking Behaviour And Well-Being In Selected Prisons In South-Western Nigeria.

ABSTRACT This study examines Inmates' Health Seeking Behaviour and their,corresponding Well-Being in selected prisons in South-Western Nigeria. This is with the view of identifying Inmates' Health challenges and other factors that affecting their Health Seeking Behaviour and Inmates' WellBeing. Both primary and secondary data were used for the study. For the primary data, the questionnaire survey and In-depth Interview were used. While for the secondary data, TextBooks, Internet, Nigerian...

Attitude Of Female Students Towards The Uses Of Contraceptives Within Undergraduate And Selected Secondary Schools In Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State.

ABSTRACT Contraceptives uses has consistently been a major problem in country Nigeria and fighting the tragedy is a battle that has not yet be conquered in the Nation. This study examined the attitude of female students towards the use of contraceptives. The qualitative research approaches were utilized independently and complimentarily in this study as well as to test the hypothesis. Only primary data was utilized in this study. To be able to determine the attitude of female students to...

Migration And Rural Productivity In Ekiti State, A Case Study Of Ise/Orun Local Government Area.

ABSTRACT Migration in general has its benefits and adverse effect in rural society, the primary aim of this study was to examine migration and rural productivity in Ekiti State, a case study of Ise/Orun Local Government Area. The study further on rev1ewmg comprehensive and comparative literatures, which presented thematically, the study was supported by Push-Pull theory of migration and Dependency theory of development. For the purpose of this study, Survey design was adopted and missed meth...

Childlessness Among Married Couples In Ekiti State

ABSTRACT Studies have been carried out in both developed and developing countries in examining childlessness and its effects on the coping mechanisms employed by the' childless couples. This study investigates childlessness among married couples in Oye and Ado local Government Area in Ekiti state. The study focuses on couples without children from different ethnic and socio- economic backgrounds, with varied education. Data was collected using questionnaire and structured interviews. The...

Causes Of Mass Failure Of Students In Zanzibar Secondary Schools Between 2002-2012: A Case Of Mkoani District- Pemba

ABSTRACT The study‟s aim was to find out the causes of mass failure of Zanzibar O‟level examination for the period of 10 years from 2002-2012. The study was guided by three tasks. First, to find out the causes of mass failure in Zanzibar secondary schools from 2002 – 2012, Secondly, to examine the impact of having secondary school in every constituency in Zanzibar, finally, to suggest the possible ways of solving the problem of massive failure. The sample of the study constituted 116 r...

Attitudes towards the use of modern contraceptives in family planning: A case study of Serengeti district, Mara region.

ABSTRACT  This study examined Attitudes towards the use of modern contraceptives in family planning among the community of the selected four wards in Mugumu town, namly Machochwe, Natabigo and Kisangura of Serengeti district, Mara region. This study intended to examine attitude towards the use of modern contraceptives based on the following specific objectives: 1) to assess perception on the use of modern contraceptives, 2) to identify types of modern contraceptives that are commonly used, a...

Community Perceptions On Quality Of The Primary Health Services In Rural Tanzania: A Case Of Monduli District Council

ABSTRACT This study examined community perceptions on services quality of primary health care facilities in Rural Monduli District. This was accomplished through qualitative methods of data collection and analysis, namely semi-structured interviews and FGDs for primary data and review of related studies like scholarly publications and books. The study was conducted to 180 participants as an in-depth study and the sample was homogenous. Participants were community members, key informants and ...

Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health Education Among Secondary School Students In Zanzibar: A Case Of Urban West Region

ABSTRACT  Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health Education is a matter of concern for developed and developing countries due to the fact that most of adolescents suffered from Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) complications and problems including; teenage pregnancies, Sexual Transmitted Infection (STI‟s) including HIV/AIDS, early marriages and unsafe abortion, immoral sex including; homosexuality, sexual violence and unsafe sex are common practices among Zanzibar students. Accordingly, the o...

Factors Contributing To The Failure Of Modern Marriage In Tanzania: A Case Of Mbinga District

ABSTRACT This study examines the factors contributing to the failure of modern marriage in Mbinga district (Tanzania) as a case study. The objective of the study was to understand the main factors contributing to the failure of modern marriage especially social-cultural, economic, technological and political factors. The study employed a descriptive case study and exploratory research design, and deployed mixed method approach for triangulation purposes of data collection, presentation and a...

An Exploratory Study Of Automated Teller Machine And Its Effect Of Customer Satisfaction In Selected Towns In Ekiti State

ABSTRACT This project explore Automated Teller Machine (ATM) and its effect on customer's satisfaction in selected towns in Ekiti-State. It examine banking operation and services rendered by Automated Teller Machine (ATM). It also explore the level of knowledge of people about Automated Teller Machine and the functions it performs. It also examine the challenges experienced by customers of Automated Teller Machine (ATM) in selected towns in Ado-Ekiti. It also examined the extent to which...

Socio-Cultural Factors Affecting Maternal Health: A Study Of Owukpa Community, Ogbadigbo L.G.A, Benue State And Obolloeke Community, Udenu L.G.A, Enugu State

ABSTRACT For women of childbearing age, the major challenge is the risk of maternal death as a result of poor health during pregnancy and childbirth. Women face this challenge because of their reproductive biology, and in a country with one of the world’s highest maternal mortality ratio the dangers are particularly pronounced especially in rural areas. Deprivations and certain social cultural factors combine to create poor health for women in developing countries and most especially in ru...

Indigenous Knowledge for Forest Management and Climate Change Adaptation in Forest Dependent Communities of Cross River, Nigeria

ABSTRACT Climate change is a major global human development challenge. Modern technologies have been largely unsuccessful in tackling this challenge, thus indigenous knowledge for forestmanagement is being considered as an alternative solution. There is dearth of knowledge on the effects of cultural factors on climate change adaptation in forest-communities of Cross River, hence, this study examined the extent to which beliefs and practices of forestmanagement in forest-dependent communities...

Effects Of Income Diversification Strategies On Female Headed Household Livelihoods In Ilima Division, Makueni County, Kenya

ABSTRACT This study focused on the effects of income diversification strategies on female headed household livelihoods in Ilima division of Makueni County, Kenya. Culturally, it is the responsibility of every female head to have a sustainable livelihood for her household. However, environmental changes have put pressure on natural resource base; a condition that has destabilized the sustainability of the female headed household livelihoods in Ilima Division. This occasioned the need for an e...


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