Science Journal of Public Health

Volume 7, Issue 5, September 2019

  • Knowledge and Attitudes on Sexual and Reproductive Health Issues Among Sendafa High School and Preparatory Students

    Desalegn Neme, Matifan Dereje Olana

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 5, September 2019
    Pages: 134-139
    Received: Jul. 08, 2019
    Accepted: Aug. 06, 2019
    Published: Sep. 05, 2019
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    Abstract: The world population is composed of 18% of adolescents (10–19 years) and 26% of young people (10–24 years). Sexual and reproductive health (SRH) knowledge is an important predictor of an individual's sexual behavior. Adolescents in sub Saharan Africa, including the current study setting, Ethiopia has limited knowledge and attitude about sexual issu... Show More
  • Vitamin C Ameliorates the Antifertility Effects of Inhaled Marijuana in Rats

    Udokang Nsikak Ephraim, Udom Utibe Godwin

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 5, September 2019
    Pages: 140-150
    Received: May 20, 2019
    Accepted: Jun. 26, 2019
    Published: Sep. 25, 2019
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    Abstract: This study was carried out with a total of forty (40) male wistar rats randomly divided into four groups of ten (10) rats per group. Group 1 was the control and was treated with distilled water, group 2 was the low dose group (exposed to marijuana smoke for 5 minutes daily), group 3 was the high dose group (exposed to marijuana smoke for 10 minutes... Show More
  • Comparison of Methods for Processing Missing Values in Large Sample Survey Data

    Lingling Wang, Dandan Zhang, Jiali Duan, Ruoran Lyu

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 5, September 2019
    Pages: 151-158
    Received: Aug. 25, 2019
    Accepted: Sep. 16, 2019
    Published: Sep. 26, 2019
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    Abstract: Missing data occurs in every field and most researchers choose simple approach to deal with. But this approach may introduce bias and result in inaccurate results. In this study, we will explore the method suitable for large sample and multivariate missing data patterns. In this paper, we utilized a cross-sectional survey data, providing informatio... Show More
  • Significance of Serum IL-2, IL-6 and IL-8 Detection in Patients with Hyperthyroidism and Subclinical Hyperthyroidism

    Li Hongyan, Zhang Chunhui, Wang Hongsheng, Xu Qian

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 5, September 2019
    Pages: 159-162
    Received: Jul. 22, 2019
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    Published: Sep. 27, 2019
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    Abstract: Objective: This paper is to explore the relationship between IL-2, IL-6, IL-8 and the development of hyperthyroidism and subclinical hyperthyroidism. Methods The serum levels of IL-2, IL-6 and IL-8 were determined in 251 cases of hyperthyroidism, 242 cases of subclinical hyperthyroidism and 130 cases of normal control. Results The level of IL-2 in ... Show More
  • The Control of Tropical Diseases Is the Health Goal to Achieve

    Gilberto Antonio Bastidas Pacheco, Daniel Alejandro Bastidas Delgado, Geraldine Eleanni Bastidas Delgado

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 5, September 2019
    Pages: 163-166
    Received: Sep. 09, 2019
    Accepted: Sep. 29, 2019
    Published: Oct. 10, 2019
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    This article belongs to the Special Issue Tropical Diseases Impact on Public Health
    Abstract: In the world, one billion people are affected by tropical diseases, mainly people with low economic resources in rural and marginal urban regions. Being an important public health problem, prevention and control have been attempted. Achieving relevant progress in this regard. The objective is to show aspects related to the sanitary approach of trop... Show More
  • Antituberculosis Drugs Resistance and Treatment Outcomes Among Retreatment Patients in Guinea: A Five-Year Retrospective Cohort Study

    Tamba Kallas Tonguino, Tamba Mina Millimouno, Boubacar Djelo Diallo, Alexandre Delamou, Nimer Ortuno Gutierrez, Mory Camara, Boubacar Bah, Oumou Younoussa Sow

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 5, September 2019
    Pages: 167-173
    Received: Sep. 09, 2019
    Accepted: Sep. 24, 2019
    Published: Oct. 11, 2019
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    Abstract: Tuberculosis (TB) is a global outbreak whose drug resistance is a constant threat. This study aimed at describing anti-TB drugs resistance and treatment outcomes among retreatment TB patients in Guinea between 2008 and 2012. We conducted a retrospective cohort study with a sample of 558 patients aged of at least 10, who were admitted for TB retreat... Show More
  • Oral Status and Financial Accessibility to the Care of the Beneficiaries of the General Mutual of Officials and Agents of Côte d'Ivoire

    Sangare Abou Dramane, Samba Mamadou, Meless Guanga David, Akossi Claude Marcel, Datte Atta Sébastien, Nouaman Nzebo Marcellin, Nzore Kangah Serge, Da-danho Viviane, Guinan Jean Claude, Bakayoko-Ly Ramata

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 5, September 2019
    Pages: 174-180
    Received: Sep. 04, 2019
    Accepted: Oct. 05, 2019
    Published: Oct. 28, 2019
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    Abstract: In many developing countries, the establishment of insurance mechanisms is recommended to remove the financial barrier related to access to care. In Côte d'Ivoire, the General Mutual of State Employees and Agents (Mugefci) pursues this objective. However, concerns remain about the ability of this prepayment mechanism alone to ensure effective consu... Show More