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Determinants of use of maternal health services in Nigeria - looking beyond individual and household factors
BackgroundUtilization of maternal health services is associated with improved maternal and neonatal health outcomes. Considering global and national interests in the Millennium Development Goal andExpand
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Parental factors and sexual risk-taking among young people in Côte d'Ivoire.
Côte d'Ivoire is the country worst affected by the HIV epidemic in West Africa, and young people in this country are a particularly vulnerable group. This study examined the relation between parentalExpand
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Impact of a communication programme on female genital cutting in eastern Nigeria.
OBJECTIVES This study describes a female genital cutting (FGC) elimination communication programme in Enugu State and assesses its impact in changing relevant knowledge, attitudes and behaviouralExpand
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Maternal reasons for non-immunisation and partial immunisation in northern Nigeria.
  • S. Babalola
  • Medicine
  • Journal of paediatrics and child health
  • 1 May 2011
AIM To compare maternal reasons for non-immunisation and for partial immunisation in northern Nigeria, and determine the link between specific reasons and future intentions to immunise. METHODSExpand
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Determinants of the Uptake of the Full Dose of Diphtheria–Pertussis–Tetanus Vaccines (DPT3) in Northern Nigeria: A Multilevel Analysis
  • S. Babalola
  • Medicine
  • Maternal and Child Health Journal
  • 2008
Objectives Health behaviors are influenced by an array of factors at the individual, household, community and societal levels. This paper examines the relative contribution of child’sExpand
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Readiness for HIV Testing among Young People in Northern Nigeria: The Roles of Social Norm and Perceived Stigma
This study examined the predictors of readiness for HIV testing among young people in northern Nigeria, paying special attention to the role of stigma. Stigma is measured at two levels: individualExpand
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Perceived Peer Behavior and the Timing of Sexual Debut in Rwanda: A Survival Analysis of Youth Data
This paper uses survival methods to assess the relationship between perceived peer behavior and the timing of first sex among Rwandan youth. The data derive from a 2001 survey among youth aged 15–24Expand
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Gender differences in the factors influencing consistent condom use among young people in Tanzania
  • S. Babalola
  • Medicine
  • International journal of adolescent medicine and…
  • 1 April 2006
AIDS has become a major cause of death in Tanzania and young people represent the most vulnerable group. Recent HIV prevalence data showed that young women are more likely than young men to becomeExpand
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Determinants of concurrent sexual partnerships within stable relationships: a qualitative study in Tanzania
Objective Concurrent sexual partnerships (CP) have been identified as a potential driver in the HIV epidemic in southern Africa, making it essential to understand motivating factors for engagement inExpand
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Factors associated with use of maternal health services in Haiti: a multilevel analysis.
  • S. Babalola
  • Medicine
  • Revista panamericana de salud publica = Pan…
  • 1 July 2014
OBJECTIVE To assess factors associated with utilization of maternal health services (MHS) among women giving birth in Haiti from 2007 - 2012. METHODS Observational data derived from the 2012 HaitiExpand
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