Felicia Okoro

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OBJECTIVES To determine whether hypertension rates were positively related to socioeconomic status (SES) in males in urban northern Nigerian civil servants in order to confirm this relationship previously observed in a southern Nigerian civil servant population which differed in tribal origin, religious practices and diet. METHODS Civil servants were(More)
School-based programming is one of the most common approaches to HIV/AIDS prevention among youth. This paper presents the history and development of the Family Life and HIV Education (FLHE) programme in Edo State, Nigeria and results of evaluation of teacher actions and responses to training in its delivery. Results indicate that teachers benefited from the(More)
A retrospective study was carried out to obtain epidemiological data concerning the relative risk of Shigella, Salmonella, Campylobacter jejuni and Vibrio cholerae infection in several rural population groups. Faecal samples (rectal swab specimens) were cultured from 914 selected children with acute diarrhoeal disease and from a matched control group of 984(More)
Exposure to an urban, sedentary work environment and higher socioeconomic status (SES) may stimulate adoption of Westernized lifestyles by populations in developing countries reversing the historically low risk for coronary heart disease. In a study of serum lipids in 1407 Nigerian civil servants, aged 25-54 years, we found a more atherogenic lipid profile(More)
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