Central African Journal of Public Health

Volume 3, Issue 3, June 2017

  • Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Rabies in and Around Lafia Metropolis, Nigeria

    Reuben Christopher Rine, Gyar Silas Dogara, Mwanta Dachung Pam

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, June 2017
    Pages: 27-33
    Received: Jun. 06, 2017
    Accepted: Jun. 27, 2017
    Published: Jul. 25, 2017
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    Abstract: Rabies is endemic in Nigeria and other developing countries, killing 55,000 people annually. This descriptive cross-sectional study assessed the knowledge, attitudes and practices of rabies in and around Lafia, Central Nigeria. Semi-structured questionnaires were administered to 200 consenting respondents from urban and sub-urban areas in Lafia. Of... Show More
  • Gender and Age Related Disparity in Oral Health Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Among Elderly Pensioners in Port Harcourt, Rivers State

    Braimoh Omoigberai Bashiru, Achalu Ernest, Okpako Johnson Egodotaire

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, June 2017
    Pages: 34-39
    Received: Jun. 16, 2017
    Accepted: Jul. 05, 2017
    Published: Aug. 09, 2017
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    Abstract: There is an increased interest in looking at age and gender differences in health and disease, including oral health. The objective of this study was to determine the influence of age and gender on oral health knowledge, attitude and practice of pensioners in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. The research was analytic descriptive survey in desi... Show More