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C Hanna-Mahase

The Prevalence of Elevated Blood Pressure in Adolescents in Nassau, The Bahamas

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.114
Pages: 
17–22
Synopsis: 
The estimated prevalence of elevated blood pressure in Bahamian adolescents is relatively high. The prevalence of 8.9% is comparable to those in the region. Researchers advise yearly screening in reducing the cardiovascular disease risk profile.
 ABSTRACT
 
Objective: To determine the prevalence of elevated blood pressure (EBP) in Bahamian adolescents.
 
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18 Mar, 2015
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e-Published: 28 Apr, 2015

Association between Obesity and Impaired Glucose Tolerance in New Providence Adolescents as Demonstrated by the HbA1c Test

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.212
Synopsis: 
There is a strong positive association between impaired glucose tolerance and obesity among Bahamian adolescents.
ABSTRACT
 
Objective: To explore the association between obesity and the development of impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) in Bahamian adolescents.
 
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e-Published: 18 Feb, 2014

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HIV/AIDS Knowledge and Sexual Behaviour among Junior High School Students in New Providence, Bahamas

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.169
Pages: 
318–22
Synopsis: 
Junior high schools students in New Providence, Bahamas, have fairly accurate knowledge of HIV/AIDS but misconceptions regarding transmission are still prevalent.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To determine accuracy of knowledge and sexual behaviour patterns of junior high school students in New Providence towards HIV/AIDS and identify gender variations.

Methods: A cross-sectional study with cluster sampling of classrooms was undertaken at two schools utilizing a questionnaire. SPSS was used for statistical analysis.

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e-Published: 14 Aug, 2013
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