Obasohan Phillips Edomwonyi

Obasohan Phillips Edomwonyi
The University of Sheffield | Sheffield · School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR)

BSc; MEd; MBA; MSc; PhD (in-view)

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Introduction
Obasohan Phillips Edomwonyi currently works at the Department of Liberal Studies, College of Administrative and Business Studies, Niger State Polytechnic, Bida Campus, Bida. Obasohan does research in Applied Statistics. Their current project is on 'Health Related Research'.
Additional affiliations
August 2015 - present
Institute for Operations Research of Nigeria (INFORN)
Position
  • CEO
Description
  • INFORN is a Professional Institute for Operations and Management Science Researchers in Nigeria
November 1987 - present
Niger State Polytechnic
Position
  • Lecturer
November 1987 - December 2021
Niger State Polytechnic
Position
  • Lecturer
Description
  • Niger State Polytechnic operates from two campuses (Zungeru-Main campus, and Bida campus). My work is based in Bida campus
Education
September 2011 - September 2012
University of Birmingham
Field of study
  • Mathematics, Operations Research, Statistics and Econometrics (MORSE)

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Publications (22)
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Objectives This study aims to determine the prevalence of anaemia among children aged 6–59 months in all states of Nigeria, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), and to quantify the predicted probabilities by individual, household and area factors. Study design This study is a secondary analysis of data sets from two national representati...
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Background/purpose: Over the last two decades, malaria has remained a major public health concern worldwide, especially in developing countries leading to high morbidity and mortality among children. Nigeria is the world most burdened malaria endemic nation, contributing more than a quarter of global malaria cases. This study determined the preval...
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Background/Purpose: Over the last two decades, malaria has remained a major worldwide public health concern, especially in the developing countries leading to high morbidity and mortality among children. Nigeria is the world most burdened malaria endemic nation, contributing more than a quarter of global malaria cases. This study determined the pre...
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Background/purpose: In recent times, Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) had been rated by the World Health Organization (WHO) as the most malaria-endemic region in the world. Evidence synthesis of the factors associated with malaria among children aged under-five in SSA is urgently needed. This would help to inform decisions that policymakers and executors...
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Background/Purpose: In recent times, Sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) had been rated by the World Health Organization, (WHO), as the most malaria endemic region in the world. Evidence synthesis of the risk factors associated with malaria among children aged under-five in SSA is urgently needed. This would help to inform decisions that policy makers and exec...
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Background/Purpose: Malnutrition is a significant global public health burden with greater concern among children under five years in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). To effectively address the problem of malnutrition, especially in resource-scarce communities, knowing the prevalence, causes and risk factors associated with it are essential steps. This sc...
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Background/Purpose: Globally, anaemia is a severe public health condition affecting over 24% of the world's population. Children under five years old and pregnant women are the most vulnerable to this disease. This scoping review aimed to evaluate studies that used classical statistical regression methods on nationally representative health survey...
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More than 33% of Nigerian pregnant women do not use the Antenatal Care service during pregnancy. In 2015, for instance, World Health Organization (WHO) revealed that only 61% of Nigerian pregnant women had attended ANC at least once during their pregnancy period. Only 51% of these women met the WHO standard of a minimum of 4 visits. This ANC rate i...
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In developing countries, childhood mortality rates are not only affected by socioeconomic, demographic, and health variables, but also vary across regions. Correctly predicting childhood mortality rate trends can provide a clearer understanding for health policy formulation to reduce mortality. This paper describes and compares two prediction metho...
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The global burden estimate of hypertension is alarming and results in several million deaths annually. A high incidence of sudden deaths from cardiovascular diseases in the civil workforce in Nigeria is often reported. However, the associations between Dietary Patterns (DPs), individual, and workplace characteristics of hypertension among this work...
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Background and Objectives Low assess to ante-natal care (ANC) services continue to pose a major public health challenge leading to high maternal mortality rates in developing countries. Non-utilization of ANC services among about a quarter of Nigerian women of reproductive age remains a major concern in the actualization of Sustainable Development...
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Immunization of children against childhood preventable diseases has remained one of the most important cost effective and public health strategies to reduce childhood preventable morbidity and mortalities arising from infectious diseases. A recent report released by World Health Organization (WHO) stated that 1 in 10 infants did not receive vaccina...
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Background and Objectives: Access to Ante Natal Care (ANC) remains a major barrier to maternal healthcare particularly in most developing countries thereby leading to high mortality rate of women and children. Despite the number of health facilities available in Wushishi Local Government Area (WLGA), quite a number of women of child bearing age are...
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Recent survey immunization coverage for Nigerian children is 25%. This is quite despite the huge resources being identify the factors that may be responsible. immunization status of childr (BEA) failure. mothers Multiple logistic regression effects of the selected factors on immunization status. Immunization (CI) coverage partially immunized (PI) 3...
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Immunization coverage in Bida Emirate Area (BEA) is still very low in spite of the huge financial resources expended in Nigeria.This however, raises concerns as to what could be responsible. This study aimed at assessing the effects of mothers' knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) on immunization coverage in the rural communities of BEA of Niger...
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ABSTRACT Every single day in Nigeria, 2,300 children die before their fifth birthday, making it the second country in the world with the highest number of under-five mortality rate (U5MR). Maternal education and household poverty among others have been found to be main determinants of U5MR. However, the role of the inter-play of these factors is no...
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ABSTRACT The WHO projected that complete vaccination coverage should reach at least 90% of children at the country level and 80% in sub-areas by the year 2010. In 2013 a national survey reported that the full immunization coverage for Nigerian children was 25%. This is quite low considering the huge financial resources committed into it and as such...
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Recent survey conducted in Nigeria in 2013 reported that complete immunization coverage for Nigerian children is 25%. This is quite low despite the huge resources being committed and thus raises concerns to identify the factors that may be responsible. The study aim to determine the immunization status of children aged 12 – 24 months in Bida Emirat...
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Background: Religion and Ethnicity are the two most important factors that shape the behavioral pattern especially health seeking behaviors of the people of Nigeria. This study seeks to examine the mediatory effects of the linkage between ethnicity and religion with selected socio-demographic variables on the current use of contraception (CUC) amon...
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Immunization coverage in Bida Emirate Area (BEA) is still very low in spite of the huge financial resources expended in Nigeria.This however, raises concerns as to what could be responsible. This study aimed at assessing the effects of mothers' knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) on immunization coverage in the rural communities of BEA of Niger...
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Abstract Aim: To investigate the dynamics of patients’ arrival and service uptake in order to propose a way of achieving the time target of the ‘Service Delivery Charter’ of the Federal Government of Nigeria. Materials and Methods: One hundred and seventy one presenting sample of patients between the 8 and 25 February, 2005 were monitored at the ou...

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