Articles by Author: Oluwaseyi Dolapo Somefun

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  1. Perceptions of social capital and sexual behaviour among youth in South Africa

    Perceptions of social capital and sexual behaviour among youth in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    With about one quarter of new human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections occuring in young people, there is an on-going debate regarding the role of social capital on youth sexual behaviour. Some studies have suggested that high levels of family and...
  2. Youth mortality due to HIV/AIDS in South Africa, 2001–2009: An analysis of the levels of mortality using life table techniques

    Youth mortality due to HIV/AIDS in South Africa, 2001–2009: An analysis of the levels of mortality using life table techniques

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    South Africa has one of the highest HIV/AIDS prevalence rates in the world. It is estimated that 5.38 million South Africans are living with HIV/AIDS. In addition, new infections among adults aged 15+ were reportedly 316 900 in 2011. New...
  3. Potential of producing green mealies in summer and winter at two sites in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, considering rainfall, soil moisture and weeding

    Potential of producing green mealies in summer and winter at two sites in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, considering rainfall, soil moisture and weeding

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Producers are exploring possibilities of growing major crops outside the normal growing seasons due to environmental challenges associated with climate change. This study evaluated growth and yield of maize (Zea mays ‘SC701′) in relation to planting season and weeding. Field...
  4. HIV and AIDS-related stigma and discrimination in two referral hospitals in Ethiopia

    HIV and AIDS-related stigma and discrimination in two referral hospitals in Ethiopia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The aim of the study was to determine the magnitude of HIV and AIDS-related stigma and discrimination (SAD) and its associated factors in healthcare settings. Primary data were collected from June to September 2014 from two referral hospitals located in...
  5. Utilization of pulverized cow bone (PCB) for stabilizing lateritic soil for road work

    Utilization of pulverized cow bone (PCB) for stabilizing lateritic soil for road work

    This research explored the possibility of improving the engineering properties of lateritic soil with pulverized cow bone (PCB), a processed animal waste obtained from slaughtered cows, for road construction. The effects of PCB on the lateritic soil samples were evaluated...