Articles by Author: Eyitayo Omolara Owolabi

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  1. Pattern and correlates of obesity among public service workers in Ondo State, Nigeria: a cross-sectional study

    Pattern and correlates of obesity among public service workers in Ondo State, Nigeria: a cross-sectional study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Obesity is the third leading cause of mortality and has become a global epidemic. There is a continuous increase in its prevalence both in the developed and in developing countries. Obesity is closely associated with chronic health conditions, thus...
  2. Adult binge drinking: rate, frequency and intensity in Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality, South Africa

    Adult binge drinking: rate, frequency and intensity in Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Binge drinking (BD) is a significant risk factor for several acute and chronic illnesses, including injuries. This study examines the rate, frequency and intensity of BD in Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality (BCMM), South Africa.
  3. Prevalence and factors associated with abdominal obesity among primary health care professional nurses in Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Prevalence and factors associated with abdominal obesity among primary health care professional nurses in Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Nurses are key stakeholders in health promotion and obesity management, yet a high-risk group for obesity development. This study examined the prevalence and correlates of abdominal obesity among primary health care professional nurses (PHCPNs) in Eastern Cape, South Africa.
  4. Sociodemographic factors in anaemia in pregnancy in south-western Nigeria

    Sociodemographic factors in anaemia in pregnancy in south-western Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Anaemia in pregnancy persists, especially in third world countries where poor diet, low levels of literacy, infections, infestations and cultural practices predispose pregnant women to being anaemic. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of anaemia...
  5. Prevalence and factors associated with tobacco use among adults attending selected healthcare facilities in Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality, South Africa

    Prevalence and factors associated with tobacco use among adults attending selected healthcare facilities in Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Aim: Tobacco use increases the risk of cardiovascular disease, premature death and certain cancers. This study investigated the prevalence and determinants of tobacco use among adults in Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality (BCMM), South Africa.