Collins John

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BACKGROUND Obesity is a major health problem, and there is an increasing trend of overweight and obese individuals in developing countries. Being overweight or obese is known to contribute significantly to morbidity and mortality rates in various countries around the world. We therefore aimed to identify and discuss current epidemiological data on the(More)
BACKGROUND HIV infection in adolescents is promoted by sexual risky behaviours and nonconsensual sex. Nonconsensual sex ranges from forced sex/rape, unwanted touch and inducement by gifts. This study was designed to determine the prevalence of nonconsensual sex (NCS) and HIV infection in adolescents. MATERIALS AND METHODS Eight hundred and eighty three(More)
OBJECTIVE This study is to determine the pattern of overweight and obesity and its relationship with childhood anthropometric status in Nigeria. MATERIALS AND METHODS This cross-sectional study was conducted in Jos, Nigeria. Interviewer administered questionnaire was used in data collection. Maternal and child anthropometric measurements were obtained(More)
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