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Influence of household behaviour on malaria control in Zamfara State North West Nigeria: A pilot study for instruments validation


Maigemu, Ahmad Yahaya and Hassan, Kalthum (2015) Influence of household behaviour on malaria control in Zamfara State North West Nigeria: A pilot study for instruments validation. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 6 (3 S2). pp. 183-188. ISSN 20399340

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Abstract

Malaria in Nigeria and Africa remains most important health problem.It remains a vital public health fear of our time.Human behaviour is a tremendous challenge that must be addressed if malaria control and ultimately elimination is to be successful. This study was aimed to measure the validity and reliability of instruments of household behaviour on malaria control.The reliability of each construct is determined using Cronbach’s Alpha statistics. The Cronbach’s Alpha results provide evidence and good acceptable value that indicates the instruments were sufficiently valid and reliable.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: malaria control, household, behaviour, influence, instruments validation, Zamfara state, Nigeria.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions: College of Law, Government and International Studies
Depositing User: Dr. Kalthum Haji Hassan
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2015 01:44
Last Modified: 06 Dec 2016 07:05
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/15454

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