Articles by Author: S Ghuman

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  1. Prevalence patterns and predictors of alcohol use and abuse among secondary school students in southern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: demographic factors and the influence of parents and peers

    Prevalence patterns and predictors of alcohol use and abuse among secondary school students in southern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: demographic factors and the influence of parents and peers

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: The prevalence and predictors of alcohol use and abuse among school students were investigated with the aim of gaining insight to guide prevention interventions.
  2. Infant feeding practices in a high HIV prevalence rural district of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Infant feeding practices in a high HIV prevalence rural district of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Aim: To describe infant feeding practices at birth and at 14 weeks post-partum in the Ugu-North Health District, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
  3. Obstetric outcomes and antenatal access among adolescent pregnancies in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Obstetric outcomes and antenatal access among adolescent pregnancies in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Pregnancy among adolescents in South Africa is a growing concern as it may be associated with adverse socio-economic and health impacts. Timeous initiation and optimal utilisation of antenatal care (ANC) services is imperative to ensure positive pregnancy outcomes. However,...
  4. Infant feeding practices of teenage mothers attending a well-baby clinic in a public hospital in Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Infant feeding practices of teenage mothers attending a well-baby clinic in a public hospital in Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objective: This study aimed to determine the breastfeeding practices of urban, predominantly isiZulu speaking, South African teenage mothers, and to examine factors associated with breastfeeding.
  5. Factors associated with unintended pregnancy among women attending a public health facility in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Factors associated with unintended pregnancy among women attending a public health facility in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: Across the globe a large proportion of pregnancies have been reported as unintended. There are no available reports from South Africa concerning the prevalence of unintended pregnancies. This study explored the prevalence of unintended pregnancies among South African women...