Articles by Author: Clifford Odimegwu

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  1. Sexual behaviour of Nigerian university students

    Sexual behaviour of Nigerian university students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Objective — The objective of this study was to document selected aspects of the sexuality of Nigerian university students, specifically sexual behaviour, attitudes about sexuality, the circumstances of sexual intercourse and preventive sexual behaviour.
  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. Risky sexual behaviour among women: Does economic empowerment matter? Case of Gabon, Mozambique, Sierra-Leone and Zambia

    Risky sexual behaviour among women: Does economic empowerment matter? Case of Gabon, Mozambique, Sierra-Leone and Zambia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The link between economic empowerment and high risky sexual behaviour has been debated by different scholars in various settings. However, no consistently clear connection between poverty and lack of education has been found regarding engagement in risky sexual behaviour. Also,...
  4. Ecological correlates of multiple sexual partnerships among adolescents and young adults in urban Cape Town: a cumulative risk factor approach

    Ecological correlates of multiple sexual partnerships among adolescents and young adults in urban Cape Town: a cumulative risk factor approach

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Studies in South Africa have reported unsafe levels of risky sexual behvaiours among adolescents and young adults, with the country reporting the highest burden of HIV/AIDS globally, as well as a high rate of teenage pregnancy. While determinants of risky...
  5. HIV risk perception and consistency in condom use among adolescents and young adults in urban Cape Town, South Africa: a cumulative risk analysis

    HIV risk perception and consistency in condom use among adolescents and young adults in urban Cape Town, South Africa: a cumulative risk analysis

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases
    Background: The relationship between HIV risk perception and consistency in the use of condoms is scarcely understood in the context of a high HIV prevalence among adolescents and young adults in urban South Africa. Methods: Using data from Cape Area...
  6. 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...
  7. Developing an integrated ABE/ESL curriculum: Work-in-progress

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Applied Language Studies
    For many years, USWE has been developing a process approach to basic ESL for adults. Although this approach has outstanding pedagogical advantages, it also has important limitations for the South African context. In the past two years this country has...
  8. (Unoffi cial) Multilingualism in desegregated schools: Learners' use of and views towards African languages

    (Unoffi cial) Multilingualism in desegregated schools: Learners' use of and views towards African languages

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    South Africa has a progressive Language in Education Policy (LiEP) advocating multilingualism, but the policy has been widely criticised for its lack of implementation. Notable is the hegemony of English in many schools, and in ex-Model C schools in particular...