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: March 2014; 6(3)

March 2014

Prevalent home management techniques and outcome among mothers of febrile children in Eastern Nigeria

The magnitude of the consequences and the extent of problem associated with febrile illnesses in children have been shown to be associated to mothers’ behaviour in treatment, decision making and prevention of childhood illnesses which are in turn influenced by social, cultural and intra-household relations. This study employed a cross-sectional survey design to assess the method employed by caregivers in the...

Author(s): U. M. Chukwuocha, G. C. Nwakwuo, C. Emerole, I. N. S. Dozie and O. E. C. Nwuda

March 2014

Knowledge, perception and predictors of uptake of cervical screening among rural Nigerian women

Cervical screening is effective in mitigating the morbidity and mortality of cervical cancer. However, the uptake of cervical screening is still unsatisfactory in many countries. The aim of this study was to assess the knowledge and perception of rural Nigerian women about cervical cancer and screening. The study also investigated the predictors of cervical screening. A survey with interviewer administered...

Author(s): Abiodun Olumide A., Fatungase Olatunbosun K. and Olu-Abiodun Oluwatosin O.

March 2014

Academic achievement among radiography students in a Nigerian university: Does program interest count?

This research assessed the relationship between the level of interest and academic achievement among Radiography students in a Nigerian University, and implications for career counseling. From the population of all the Radiography students (65) in the third, fourth and fifth (final) years, a sample size of forty students was drawn through stratified sampling technique. The ex-post facto research survey method was...

Author(s): Augustine Chinweuba Ukwueze, Anthony Chukwuka Ugwu and Okechukwu Felix Erondu

March 2014

Mothers’ health seeking behaviour and socio-economic differentials: A factor analysis of full childhood immunization in South-Western Nigeria

As many countries have achieved 85% full childhood immunization coverage with a sharp drop in the incidence of six major diseases, the situation in many other countries especially in Nigeria still call for concern and thereby suggesting that this indicator may not have been responding to prior policy and technical interventions. Globally, mothers play a major role in determining the health of their children. Thus,...

Author(s): Bisiriyu Luqman and Ojewumi Titus Kolawole