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Derginin Adı: Middle Eastern & African Journal of Educational Research
Cilt: 2013/2
Sayı: 2
Makale Başlık: Attribution of infant mortality by literate adults in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria
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Makale Eklenme Tarihi: 4.03.2013
Okunma Sayısı: 3
Makale Özeti: Infant mortality is the death rate of infants between delivery and age of five years. This study was aimed at surveying the attribution of infant mortality among literate adults in Ilorin metropolis. Descriptive survey method was used in this study. The target population of this study comprised of all literate adults in Ilorin metropolis. 200 respondents participated in this study and they were all selected from the population using simple random sampling technique. The instrument used to obtain relevant data for this research was titled “Attribution of Infant Mortality Questionnaire” (AIMQ). The instrument for this study was divided into three sections. Section A elicited the demographic data. Section B consisted 24 items which was divided into three sections. Each section consisted of eight (8) questions on attribution of infant mortality. Data collected were analyzed using frequency counts, percentages, t-test and Analysis of Variance (ANOVA). All hypotheses were tested at 0.05 alpha level of significance. Result of this study revealed that there was significant difference in the attribution of literate adults on the basis of age, educational qualification, religion and marital status. No significant difference was found on the basis of gender. It was therefore recommended that medical treatment for children under the age of 5 years should be made free and that laws should be enacted against treatment of children in local setting while modern medical technology should be encouraged and affordable.
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