Health Sciences
Forecasting the trend of road traffic crashes and their accompanying fatalities in Nigeria (1960–2020)

Haruna Umar Yahaya; Mohammed Tanimu; Olisaemeka Obi

Volume 5, Continuous , 2024

https://doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.5.2024.709969

Abstract
  Background: Despite efforts to improve road safety, Nigeria continues to have a high number of traffic crashes and fatalities. This has contributed to Nigeria's death rates. The study aimed to model and anticipate the trend of road traffic collisions and fatalities in Nigeria.  Methods: The ...  Read More

Health Practice
Trends on Modern Family Planning Methods in Abuja, Nigeria (2010 - 2021)

Mohammed Tanimu; Emem Victor Umanah; Haruna Umar Yahaya

Volume 5, Continuous , 2024

https://doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.5.2024.711566

Abstract
  This study presents a thorough analysis of family planning methods and forecasting models using data from the Family Health Care Clinic in Abuja, Nigeria. The study reveals a significant variation in the usage of modern family planning methods. Notably, male condoms exhibit a wide range of usage patterns, ...  Read More

COVID-19
Update report on Virological and mortality distribution and implication of Covid -19 pandemic across the globe from 28th January to 3rd February, 2022. Retracted article

Joseph Oyepata Simeon; Joseph Opeyemi Tosin

Volume 4, Continuous , 2023

https://doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.4.2023.696940

Abstract
  Retracted article Background and Objective: Scientists and world leaders are still trying to understand COVID-19 and its potential global consequences. While there have been some successes, there are still many that remain unknown. This study provides an update report on the virological and immunological ...  Read More

Epidemiology
Epidemiological Evaluation of Associated Risk Factors of Helicobacter pylori Infection Using Noninvasive Methods: A Case Study of Peptic Ulcer Patients in Lafia, Nigeria.

Hulera Usman Kabido; Joseph Fuh Nfongeh; Victor Kolawole Fadayomi; Onyemachi Ifeanyi Adibe; Abdullahi Shuaibu Kabiru; Nafisat Tijjani Dalhat; Yahuza Jibrin Abubakar

Volume 3, Continuous , 2022

https://doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.3.2022.253998

Abstract
  Background: Due to its persistent nature, ulcers brought on by Helicobacter pylori have been a significant public health concern. This study looked at how specific risk factors affected the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection among peptic ulcer patients visiting medical institutions in Lafia, ...  Read More

COVID-19
Comparative Study of the Error Trend and Seasonal Exponential Smoothing and ARIMA Model Using COVID-19 Death Rate in Nigeria

Samuel Olorunfemi Adams; Godwin Somto

Volume 3, Continuous , 2022

https://doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.3.2022.253510

Abstract
  Background: COVID-19 has claimed the lives of millions of people in Nigeria and around the world during the last two years. It is a recognized global health crisis of our day, as well as a persistent threat to the earth. The goal of this study was to examine the trend and fit an Error Trend and Seasonal ...  Read More

Epidemiology
An Epidemiological evaluation of Acute Flaccid Paralysis surveillance performance in Ondo State; Nigeria, 2016-2020

Itse Olaoye; Akinola Ayoola Fatiregun; Ekun Opeyemi; David Adeleke; Tsemaye Jacdonmi; Stephen Fagbemi; Famokun Gboyega; Abiona Samuel; Adefesoye Victor Akinpelumi; Onyibe Ifeoma Rosemary

Abstract
  Background: The last case of the indigenous Wild Polio Virus in Ondo state was in 2008, and the last Polio compatible infection was in 2010. Poliovirus transmission was stopped thanks to the World Health Organization's (WHO) standards, which included acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance. We wanted ...  Read More

Clinical Epidemiology
Prevalence of Prehypertension in Nigeria: a Systemic Review and Meta-analysis

M.A. Bashir; A.I. Yahaya; Mukhtar Muhammad; Ashiru Hassan Yusuf

Abstract
  Prehypertension is a borderline blood pressure status associated with both higher incidence of cardiovascular disease as well as higher risk of progression to hypertension. The rising burden of hypertension and prehyperension globally is a serious concern to all and sundry. This study aims to estimate ...  Read More

Epidemiology
Epidemiological approach to an outbreak of gastroenteritis in Ondo State, South West, Nigeria

Itse Olaoye; Akinola Ayoola Fatiregun; Stephen Fagbemi; Famokun Gboyega; Rosemary Onyibe

Abstract
  Background: Acute gastroenteritis, a very common disease in humans affecting both children and adults, remains a major public health concern worldwide. Several groups of viruses have been reported as the causative agents of acute gastroenteritis. An outbreak of acute gastroenteritis with a high fatality ...  Read More