Journal of
Public Health and Epidemiology

  • Abbreviation: J. Public Health Epidemiol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2316
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPHE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 652

Table of Content: April 2012; 4(4)

April 2012

A cross-sectional internet-based survey of influenza A (H1N1) pandemic: Risk perceptions, behavioural responses and vaccination practices at Lund University, Sweden

The 2009 influenza A (H1N1) pandemic caused worldwide panic. Response to the pandemic varied widely between and within countries. The Swedish National Board of Health and Social Welfare responded by recommending vaccination of the entire population and a wide range of community mitigation measures. This study assessed the impact of the Swedish policy interventions. The study employed an internet-based questionnaire...

Author(s): Geofrey Musinguzi, Nicodemus Mandere Mandere, Benedict Oppong Asamoahand Eden Foreman

April 2012

Socio-demographic correlates of sexual behaviours II: A cross sectional survey of adolescents in Imo State secondary schools

The study was designed to determine the socio-demographic correlates of sexual behaviours of the adolescents in Imo State secondary schools. The objectives are to determine the influence of peer pressure on sexual behaviours of the adolescents, the levels of sexual behaviours of the adolescents with various ages at first sexual intercourse and the levels of the sexual behaviours of the older and younger adolescents in...

Author(s): Nwoke E. A., Okafor J. O. and Nwankwo B. O.

April 2012

Perception of female population health hazards associated with indoor air pollution in Karachi

This study identified health hazards associated with indoor air pollution (IAP) in Karachi. The main purpose of the paper was to examine the extent to which female domestic cook experience health threats related with cooking environment, and to understand their perceptions of the link between IAP exposure and poor health outcomes. One hundred female domestic cook in Karachi City, Pakistan, were interviewed using a...

Author(s): Durdana Rais Hashmi, Akhtar Shareef, Farhan Aziz Abbasi, Imtiaz Ahmed and Alia Bano Munshi

April 2012

Different types of aero-allergens causing nasobronchial allergy in District Kupwara of Jammu and Kashmir State -India

Nasobronchial allergy is one important type of respiratory disorder. Aero allergens like pollen, dust, fungus, dander and many others play important role in nasobronchial allergies particularly in asthma and rhinitis. The prevalence of nasobronchial allergy among populations all over the world has been increasing rapidly. The role of different inhalant allergens in nasobronchial allergy varies with environmental...

Author(s): Nisar A. Wani, Zafar Amin Shah and Mahrukh Hameed

April 2012

Examining the nutritional knowledge of nurses: A theoretical perspective

Nurses have a fundamental responsibility of promoting good health and educating the patients they care for. This research explores nurses’ general knowledge about nutrition and whether the knowledge they have acquired is used in caring for their patients. The MEDLINE and the OVID database were searched for papers relating to the topic from 1990 to 2010 using “nurses and knowledge”, “nurses”...

Author(s): Aishat T. Bakre, Ashiyat K. Akodu C. and Babatunde A. Akodu