Okuboyejo Basirat Olawunmi

Department of Nursing Science, Babcock University Teaching Hospital, Ilishan Remo, Ogun State, Nigeria


  • Research   
    Factors Influencing Adherence to Tuberculosis Treatment among Dots Clinics Patients in Health Facilities in IJEBU Ode LGA, Ogun State, Nigeria
    Author(s): Okuboyejo Basirat Olawunmi*

    The rate of prediabetes in people living with HIV (PLWH) is 2-3 times higher than Tuberculosis remains one of the top causes of death globally and it could be resistant to treatment if adherence to the treatment plan is not ensured. This work was done to assess factors influencing adherence to tuberculosis treatment among DOTS clinics patients in health facilities in Ijebu Ode LGA, Ogun State, Nigeria. The study utilized a descriptive cross-sectional survey design. The study population was 120 patients attending DOTS clinics in health facilities in Ijebu Ode Local Government Area in the year 2020, which were included using total enumeration method. Data were collected with a questionnaire which was validated and checked for reliability using Cronbach’s Alpha Coefficient. Data were analyzed using SPSS version 23. Findings revealed that age group 20-29 years had the highest propor.. Read More»

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