Ishaku Ara Bako

Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, College of Health Sciences, Benue State University, Makurdi, Nigeria

Publications

  • Research   
    Involvement of Mothers in Adolescent Sexuality Education in Makurdi Metropolis, Benue State, Nigeria
    Author(s): Ishaku Ara Bako*, Jeremiah Odu Agweye, Onyemocho Audu and Senol Dane

    Introduction: Adolescents are vulnerable to many sexual and reproductive health challenges. Sexuality education at home has been identified as a primary source of reliable sexuality education for adolescents. This study was aimed at assessing the prevalence of and factors associated with mothers-adolescent sexuality communication in Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria. Method: The study was a community based cross-sectional study design conducted among randomly selected 377 consenting mothers of adolescents in Makurdi, Nigeria. Data collection was done using structured, interviewer administered questionnaires and analysis was done using SPSS version 23. Multiple logistic regression was used to identify factors associated with motheradolescent communication in sexuality. Results: Majority of the respondents, 256 (94.4%) b.. Read More»
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