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: 609

Table of Content: May 2011; 3(5)

May 2011

Knowledge of hypertension among the staff of University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Several lines of evidence have suggested that hypertension and its related complications are major health problems not only in Nigeria but the entire world. Thus, this study examined the awareness about the risk factors and complications associated with hypertension at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Questionnaire instrument was used to collect data from a randomly selected 556 subjects selected across faculties,...

Author(s): Ali Arazeem Abdullahi and Jimoh Amzat

May 2011

Antenatal care services in rural areas of Aligarh, India: A cross-sectional study

The present study was carried out to find out the current status of antenatal care services. A cross-sectional study was carried out in rural areas of Aligarh taking WHO 30 cluster methodology. The required number of villages from each stratum was selected with probability proportional to size (PPS). There were 154 currently pregnant women (CPW) and 248 recently delivered women (RDW), of these, a majority of CPW (72.1%)...

Author(s): M. Athar Ansari and Z. Khan

May 2011

Antibiotic self-medication among university medical undergraduates in Northern Nigeria

Self-medication is becoming a common type of self-care behavior among the population of many countries. Many international studies have investigated the prevalence and nature of self-medication practices at the population level. In Nigeria, some workers have also looked at the population prevalence of self-medication in general; however the prevalence of antibiotic self-medication among medical undergraduates has not...

Author(s): Joseph O. Fadare and Igbiks Tamuno

May 2011

Psychosocial survey on erectile dysfunction among diabetic and non-diabetic attributes, Penang, Malaysia

Sex is a natural and basic drive of human beings. In Malaysia, erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common problem, affecting 16 to 47% of men above 40 years old. Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common complication of diabetics, with prevalence ranging between 27 and 75%. Knowledge and perception are essential precursors of ED related quality of life. A cross-sectional study was conducted in Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, to produce...

Author(s): Syed Wasif Gillani, Syed Azhar Syed Sulaiman, Yaseen Khalid, Yelly Oktavia Sari, Mirza Baig and Atif Amin

May 2011

Technical competence of tutors in pre-service health training institutions on the Expanded Programme on Immunization in North-Western Nigeria

The study was conducted to assess the knowledge and skills of tutors on the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) in some pre-service health training institutions in Nigeria to identify their training needs. The study was a cross sectional survey using a structured self-administered questionnaire and an observational checklist. A total of 62 tutors from 5 pre-service health training institutions were selected. The...

Author(s): A. S. Umar, A. O. Olatunji, A. O. Abiola, A. Yakubu and M. Oche

May 2011

Physical violence among intimate partners in Nigeria: A multi level analysis

Gender based violence is gaining more and more recognition, the world over. The prevalence and factors associated with physical violence as it affects both men and women taking into account the hierarchical nature of the data was reported in this study. A descriptive cross sectional survey was carried out on adult women and men in three selected states of Nigeria. A random effect logistic model was fitted. More female...

Author(s): Yusuf O. B., Arulogun O. S., Oladepo O. and Olowokeere F.