EO Asekun-Olarinmoye

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BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of hypertension in two rural communities of Osun State, Nigeria. METHODS A consenting adult population of the Alajue and Obokun rural communities in southwestern Nigeria that presented for the screening exercise participated in this community-based cross-sectional descriptive study. Two(More)
BACKGROUND Globally, the Human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) epidemic remains a major public health problem. In most countries in sub-Saharan Africa, HIV/AIDS has already reversed the post-independence developmental gains. PURPOSE This study assessed community attitudes regarding the reproductive rights and sexual(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the knowledge and attitudes on modern contraceptive use of women living in an inner city area of Osogbo. MATERIALS AND METHODS Three hundred and fifty nine women of childbearing age were studied utilizing a community-based, descriptive, cross-sectional study design. A multistage random sampling technique was used in recruiting(More)
Asymptomatic bacteriuria in elderly individuals has been well described in institutionalized settings, but to a lesser extent in the community. The purpose of this study was to determine the pathogens responsible for asymptomatic bacteriuria in elderly and middle-aged individuals in Alajue-Ede, South-Western Nigeria, and to identify any associated factors.(More)
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