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: 584

Table of Content: April 2014; 6(4)

April 2014

Perceived health believes of breast cancer and knowledge of its early detection measures among rural women in Umuduru Mbano

Breast cancer is one of the commonest causes of cancer morbidity and mortality in women in the world, but early detection measure (EDM) has been found to be the solution. This article presents perceived health belief of breast cancer and knowledge of its early detection measures among rural women in Umuduru Mbano, Imo State, Eastern Nigeria. A cross-sectional design was used in the study. A total of 440 young and old...

Author(s): H. Ogechi Abazie and O. Abimbola Oluwatosin

April 2014

Household food security among pregnant women in Ogun - East senatorial zone: a rural – urban comparison

The burden of disease caused by adverse pregnancy outcomes, including maternal and child morbidity and mortality, in developing countries, has been enormous. An important contributor to good pregnancy outcome is the nutritional status of the mother, which is a factor of adequacy or otherwise of the dietary intake in pregnancy. Household food security is a determinant of adequate dietary intake. This study assessed and...

Author(s): Oluwafolahan O. Sholeye,   Olubukunola   A. Jeminusi,  Adebisi Orenuga,Oladeinde Ogundipe.