Science Journal of Public Health

Volume 6, Issue 5, September 2018

  • Statistical Analysis on Correlates of HIV Testing Outcomes Based on Ethiopia Demographic and Health Survey (EDHS) 2011 Data

    Desalegn Dargasso Danna, Abebe Sorsa Badacho, Ayele Taye

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 5, September 2018
    Pages: 120-126
    Received: Feb. 16, 2018
    Accepted: Oct. 16, 2018
    Published: Oct. 27, 2018
    Abstract: Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) is the key entry point to prevention, care, and treatment and support services. The study aimed at describing the impacts of some pre-test counseling session factors on the status of HIV/AIDS. The data were taken from Ethiopia Demographic and Health Survey (EDHS 2011) conducted in 2011. For modeling purpose lo... Show More
  • Assessment of Bicycle Use Among Residents in Affordable Housing in New York City

    Sadie Sanchez, Erin Thanik, Ganga Bey, Demetrios Papazaharias, Lynn Onyebeke, Jessica Oh, Moses Syldort, Sarah Wolf, Elizabeth Garland

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 5, September 2018
    Pages: 127-132
    Received: Sep. 12, 2018
    Accepted: Oct. 04, 2018
    Published: Nov. 07, 2018
    Abstract: Inadequate physical activity is associated with an increased risk of obesity. But most U.S. adults do not meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations for physical activity. Active transportation, such as bicycling to a destination, is associated with increased physical activity levels, but little research has been conducted ... Show More
  • Prevalence and Associated Factors of Exclusive Breastfeeding Practices Among Mothers of Infants Less Than Six Months in Galkayo, Somalia: A Community Based Cross-Sectional Study

    Adam Abdulkadir Mohamed, Said Aden Mohamud, Farhan Yahye Mohamud, Khadra Abdirahman Ali, Fadumo Ahmed Abdulle, Aisha Abdikarim Hussein

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 5, September 2018
    Pages: 133-139
    Received: Oct. 07, 2018
    Accepted: Oct. 19, 2018
    Published: Nov. 13, 2018
    Abstract: Background: Exclusive breastfeeding has crucial importance on the lives of infants and young children. It provides all the energy and nutrients that infant needs for the first months of life. In sub-Saharan African countries including Somalia, the morbidity and mortality rates of infants and young children less than five years of age are high compa... Show More
  • Analysis of the Relationship of Noise Exposure and Hearing Loss in PPSU Workers in North Jakarta

    Nur Asniati Djaali, Sari Alia Putri, Denny Lyus Sihite, Ajeng Tias Endarti, Sutanto Priyo Hastono, Hasnawati Amqam

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 5, September 2018
    Pages: 140-144
    Received: Dec. 05, 2018
    Published: Dec. 06, 2018
    Abstract: Hearing loss is one of the many health problems experienced by workers in high noise exposure areas. The purpose of this study was to analyze the relationship between noise intensity and hearing loss in PPSU workers in North Jakarta. This type of research is quantitative analytic using cross-sectional design involving 45 PPSU workers in North Jakar... Show More