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This study was conducted to assess the prevalence and correlates of depressive symptoms among in-school adolescents in a rural district in southwest Nigeria. A cross-sectional survey involving 1713 adolescents from four private and three public secondary schools were selected using a stratified cluster sampling technique. Patient Health Questionnaire(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess knowledge, attitude and management practices on intimate partner violence (IPV) in primary care practice and determine barriers to screening, safety concerns and prior training of health workers. METHODS Self administered questionnaire interview of 298 health workers from 104 health facilities in the 33 local government areas of Oyo(More)
BACKGROUND This study was conducted to identify administrative wards (lots) with unacceptable levels of full child immunisation coverage, and to identify factors associated with achievement of a complete child immunisation schedule in Ibadan North East (IBNE) and Ido local government areas (LGAs) of Oyo State, Nigeria. METHODS A cross-sectional survey(More)
BACKGROUND Approximately 1.5 million birds have died or been depopulated as a result of avian influenza infection among poultry in Nigeria. In addition, one human fatal case has been reported in the country. This study was aimed at assessing the knowledge of, attitudes to, and compliance with preventive practices for avian influenza infection among poultry(More)
This study was conducted to identify determinants of complete immunization status among children aged 12-23 months in a southern district of Nigeria. The World Health Organization cluster survey was used to evaluate immunization coverage of infants. Mothers of 525 children selected by the two-stage sampling method and interviewed using an adapted(More)
BACKGROUND In a retrospective survey, we found 1% cases with complete and partial failure of spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery between 2008 and 2010, which we attributed to underreporting because of the study design. In this prospective study, we determined the incidence of failed spinal anesthesia and identified the factors that increased its risk.(More)
BACKGROUND High dropout rates in the uptake of oral polio vaccine (OPV) and DTP vaccine persist despite efforts to improve immunisation coverage. This study identified determinants of uptake of third doses of OPV3 and DTP3 among infants who received first doses of either or both vaccines at immunisation centres in the Ibadan North Local Government Area of(More)
We assessed the waiting time and perceived satisfaction with care among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV) at an antiretroviral clinic in Nigeria. A structured questionnaire was administered during interviews. Four hundred patients completed the questionnaire. The mean age of the respondents was 36.4 years (SD 9.7 years), and 61% of them were females. A(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the level of nonadherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) and to explore the association of factors militating against adherence and nonadherence to therapy among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) at an Antiretroviral Clinic in Ibadan, Nigeria. DESIGN A cross-sectional survey was employed to determine the(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess treatment outcomes and determinants of outcome among tuberculosis patients. DESIGN A longitudinal study design involving a cohort of sputum smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients at initiation of therapy, who were followed up to the end of treatment at eighth month. SETTING Tuberculosis treatment centers in Ibadan, Nigeria.(More)