Knowledge and attitudes of secondary school students in Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, Nigeria towards sickle cell disease.

@article{Owolabi2011KnowledgeAA,
  title={Knowledge and attitudes of secondary school students in Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, Nigeria towards sickle cell disease.},
  author={Rotimi Samuel Owolabi and Peter Ibukun Alabi and Daniel Olusoji and Samuel Oluwadare Ajayi and Theresa Otu and Adeniyi Ogundiran},
  journal={Nigerian journal of medicine : journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={
          479-85
        }
}
BACKGROUND This study was conducted among Secondary School Students in Federal Capital Territory (FCT),Abuja Nigeria, between May and June 2010 to determine the knowledge and attitudes of the students towards Sickle Cell Disease (SCD). METHODS The study was a cross-sectional study carried out on 600 students from 8 secondary schools located within (FCT). A multistage sampling method was used for selection of the study population. Data was collected with the aid of a pretested self… CONTINUE READING

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