Health behaviors and attitudes of selected Nigerian and American university students

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  • College students -- Health and hygiene,
  • African students -- Health and hygiene -- United States,
  • American students -- Health and hygiene,
  • Health attitudes,
  • Health behavior

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Statementby B. Maduabuchi Anaso Igbani.
The Physical Object
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Health research in Nigeria - a summary Nigeria is one of the countries included in the African Consultative Process. The report gives an account of the consultations held in Abuja, Nigeria in March as part of that process with the national Consulta tive Team and the National Advisory Committee on Essential National Health Size: 11KB. Psychosocial Correlates of Physical Activity Participation among Nigerian University Students. health behaviour. According toAdeniyi et al, [11], the SCT provides a framework that simultaneously addresses self-efficacy, perceived barriers, outcome expectancies and self -regulatory behaviours as related to PA participation, however factor. of Nigerian health profession students Oluwatunmise Awojobi1, Ray Croucher2. 1. medical students and other non-medical university stu-dents. No data on Nursing, Pharmacy or Dental Students ences in recall of training, attitudes to tobacco control and. A study of the incidence of self-medication among Nigerian University students was carried out in the University of Ife, Ile-Ife, which has a student population of 10 A self-administered item questionnaire was distributed to randomly selected students, fifty-six per cent of whom by: 4.

Self-directed learning: Status of final-year students and perceptions of selected faculty leadership in a Nigerian medical school – a mixed analysis study Background. Self-directed learning (SDL) is the essential mechanism of lifelong learning, which, in turn, is required for medical professionals to maintain competency because of advancing Cited by: 4.   Introduction. The mental health of students at university is of growing concern, with prevalence rates for students' mental health problems (i.e., mood and anxiety disorders, addictive behaviors, full-blown mental health disorders) increasing in recent years. 1 A multitude of social and academic stressors may trigger mental health problems in students, such as the developmentally Cited by: 1. A STUDY OF DEVIANT BEHAVIOUR AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN ETHIOPE EAST LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF DELTA STATE ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to find out, examine and investigate some of the deviant behaviour common in some selected secondary schools students in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State. a proper research was carried out on . Endurance: Attitudes/Behaviors, Performance in Athletes and Potential Health Effects quantity Add to cart ISBN: N/A Categories: Sports, Sports and Athletics Preparation, Performance, and Psychology, Social and Behavioral Sciences Tags: , , sports.

Impact of Organizational Culture on Human Resource Practices: A Study of Selected Nigerian Private Universities Osibanjo Omotayo Adewale, Adeniji Adenike Anthonia Abstract This paper shows results of the impact of organizational culture on human resource practices in File Size: 1MB. Medical students' knowledge, attitudes, and behavior concerning diet and heart disease. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Jan 1;5(5) Access to DocumentCited by: 8. among university students suggested that students in the health eld may have more favorable food choices which can be re ected on attaining a healthier nutritional status than other university students [, ]. On the contrary, data reported by other studies reported high prevalence of unhealthy dietary choices and lack of physical activity [,].Cited by: 7. Study habits of Nigerian university students Love M. Nneji Nigerian Educational Research & Development Council, Abuja, Nigeria. [email protected] Abstract: The purpose of this study is to investigate the study habits of university students in Nigeria. The sample consists of education students chosen from.

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Get this from a library. Health behaviors and attitudes of selected Nigerian and American university students. [B Maduabuchi Anaso Igbani].

Project Methods The proposed study seeks to collect data about college students health perceptions and behaviors from five to 10 postsecondary institutions ( and non institutions for comparison purposes).

To accomplish this goal, cross-sectional data will be collected over a two-year period. Accordingly, a Faculty Research Consultant from each institution will be selected to support. A study of African American college students compared students' health-related behaviors with their perceptions of corresponding health issues.

Students had low smoking rates but higher alcohol consumption. Most students did not practice good nutrition or daily physical activity.

Over half managed stress well, and three-quarters were sexually by: In a study that examined students' attitudes to solid waste management in a Southwestern Nigerian University, Ifegbesan et al. [44] reported that some of the environmental problems on the campus.

The Nigerian transplantation program is evolving but is currently over-reliant on living donors. • If deceased donation is to be viable in Nigeria, it is important to ascertain the views of the public. • The study sought to explore the knowledge, attitudes, and behavior of Nigerian international students toward organ donation.

•Cited by: 3. Attitudes and Behaviour among Nigerian University Students: Affiliation or Commitment. CliffordOdimegwu ABSTRACT Religion plays a significant role in the life of individuals in any society.

Its role as a moral builder has been variously acknowledged. This study examines the role of religion in adolescent sexual attitudes and behaviour in Cited by: University students besides been the future nation builders, also represent the most viable population for education in the field of healthy lifestyles and eating habits.

Although, eating habits are major determinate of health status, the eating habits of university students in Southern Nigeria has not been well documented. We aim to investigate their eating habits and sex difference with the. Nigerian Journal of Health Sciences, a publication of College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife,Nigeria,and Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals Complex, Ile-Ife,Nigeria, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Biannual print on demand compilation of issues published.

The journal’s full text is available online at. Influence of Religion on Adolescent Sexual Attitudes and Behaviour among Nigerian University Student s African Journal of Reproductive Health African Journal of Reproductive Health Vol.

that a student shows in school.1 Engagement in schoolwork involves both behaviors (such as persistence, effort, attention) and attitudes (such as motivation, positive learning values, enthu-siasm, interest, pride in success).2 Thus, engaged students seek out activities, inside and outside the classroom, that lead to success or learning.

This study assessed the prevalence of health behaviors among non-academic staff at a Midwestern U.S. university. A sample of women and men completed a web survey for the study.

Most of the health behaviors showed no sex difference. Health behaviors of drinking, smoking, and irregular breakfast eating were significantly associated. Health characteristics and health behaviors of African American adults according to self-rated health status.

Baruth M, Becofsky K, Wilcox S, Goodrich K. OBJECTIVES: Although African Americans report poorer self-rated health (SRH) than Whites, few studies have explored what factors are associated with SRH in this by: United States was a major factor in the Nigerian students' attitudes towards the disabled persons.

Nigerian students who spent up to five years showed a more positive attitude than those who spent less than one year.

Discussion Overall, the Nigerian students in the United States had positive attitudes towards persons with disabilities.

Olley, B. Child sexual abuse, harmful alcohol use and age as determinants of sexual risk behaviors among freshmen in a Nigerian University. African Journal of Reproductive Health, 12(2), 75– Google ScholarCited by: 9.

Objective. The authors surveyed attitudes towards mental illness among Nigerian medical personnel at three different levels of training and experience: medical students who had not completed their psychiatry rotation, medical students who had competed their psychiatry rotation, and Cited by:   Given the magnitude of reproductive health problems in Africa, specifically Nigeria, little is known about the reproductive health issues of Nigerian immigrants in the U.S.

Objectives: To conduct a descriptive analysis of the reproductive health knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and health-seeking behaviors among Nigerian-born immigrant women in. among health care students and indicated the need to incorporate ASD in the training Nursing and Psychiatry students of University of Nigeria, Enugu State, Nigeria.

Italian Journal of Pediatrics, 36(1). Retrieved from The attitudes of Nigerian mothers toward children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).Author: Valentine Ntoo Chukwueloka. According to this model, a person can have good mental well-being but deteriorating mental health. 25 Rosenstock et al proposed the “Health Belief Model” that focuses on beliefs and attitudes to predict health behaviors.

28 It understands the severity of illness and barriers to dealing with it in terms of how it is perceived by an by: Abstract. Objectives: The purpose of this study is to explore tobacco control-related education of health profession students and demonstrate variations according to course of study.

Methods: This was a cross-sectional survey of of third year nursing, pharmacy, medical and dental students in a tertiary institution in Lagos, validated Global Health Professional Students survey.

A sample of undergraduate students was selected by stratified random sampling from a population of 30, students in a large public university in Nigeria. A structured questionnaire was administered on the stu-dents at different times when they came for their classes.

All the students who were present at the selected largelyFile Size: KB. ment of Human Kinetics and Health Education, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria *E-mail: [email protected] Abstract This descriptive survey was carried out in order to determine the personal health risks behaviour profile among university students in the south east of File Size: KB.

Iowa State University Capstones, Theses and Dissertations The effects of individual attributes, health behaviors, and religion on adolescent obesity: a study of African American and Caucasian adolescents Bernice Adabasu Dodor Iowa State University Follow this and additional works at:: Bernice Adabasu Dodor.

Background: Mental health among university students represents an important public health concern and the health of university students has been the subject of increasing focus in recent years.

Available evidence suggests that there are significantly more students experiencing high levels of distress compared with the general by: 3. In this book, the authors present current research in the study of health behavior. Topics discussed include the role of fitness classes in the development of eating disorders among women; first year university female students’ lifestyles and attitudes towards health risk and preventive measures; an examination of the extensive cross-sectional and longitudinal evidence that links traditional.

latest survey, approximat telephone interviews were conducted. The age range of participants was 16– The Alfred P. Sloan Study, a nationwide longitudinal study of students conducted by the National Opinion Research Center, University of Chicago, from to The goal was to gain a holistic picture of adolescents’ experiences with the social environments of their schools.

University students may experience significant environmental changes that exert a negative influence on the quality of their diet and lifestyle.

There is scarcity of data concerning the dietary and lifestyle behaviors and weight status of students in the health field in North Lebanon. To investigate these data, a cross-sectional survey was conducted including health sciences students aged Cited by: 7.


Jo Ann R. Clark) ViciATesident for Academic Affairs (Dr. Jean Bell Manmng). poorer than the health of male students; with female students from the Hausa ethnic group, demonstrating the worst possible health outcome.

The result also suggested that both high and low socioeconomic statuses are associated with health compromising behaviours among university students in File Size: 2MB. Veritas University Abuja (The Catholic University of Nigeria) ABSTRACT: This investigation explores effects of individual differences on staff social status and academic performance of students in Nigerian Universities with specific reference to selectedFile Size: KB.

The Nigerian Journal of Nutritional Sciences (ISSN ), official Journal of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria, is a peer-reviewed publication and is published biannually, two volumes per year.

The primary focus of the journal is the publication of basic and applied studies. socio-economic, health, training, personal, psychological and cultural. METHODOLOGY The study is purposively conducted in Kano state of Nigeria, this being for convenience. Students from tertiary institutions have been selected because of their intellectual maturity and level of exposure to ICTFile Size: KB.utilized the HKI indicate that college students are not well informed about health (10).

This study is a follow-up to the work of Price et al (10). Its purpose is to determine the extent of health knowledge of Nigerian college students. Basic Assumptions The assumptions of this study are as follows: 1. All the respondents will honestly answer their.The Nigerian Health Journal (TNHJ), Is an international peer reviewed multidisciplinary health journal that publishes any contribution that advances medical science or practice extending to all aspects of medicine including socio-economic, political and legal matters related to medical practice, with a perspective that promotes the continuing medical and professional education role of the Journal.