Amin O. Igwegbe

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A 30-month retrospective and comparative study of the obstetric performance of teenagers and females between 20 and 24 years was performed at Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Nigeria. The prevalence of teenage birth was 21.8 per 1000 deliveries. Females aged 2024 years performed better than teenagers with respect to booking status,(More)
The main objective of this study was to determine the concentrations of toxic heavy metals (lead, cadmium and copper) in some fruits (guava and tomato) and vegetables (onion, okra, sorrel, garden egg, potato, cucumber, carrot and spinach) commonly grown and consumed in Borno State. The fruits and vegetables were purchased directly from Monday Market Ltd in(More)
Three hundred and twenty-five consecutive live female deliveries at Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi were followed up for 9 months for evidence of any genital mutilation. Their mothers were examined for genital mutilation and a questionnaire based on face-to-face interview of the mothers was also administered. There was no genital(More)
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