Dental Public Health
At the Preventive Dentistry department office
Appointment on Visitation important
Topic: Tobacco Control And Prevention Of Oral Cancers
Description: Descriptive, Analytical and intervention studies on the nature and consequences of tobacco use, tobacco's effects and tobacco control. Surveys for early diagnosis of oral carcinoma and effective preventive interventions for oral malignancy.
|1.||Master of Public health (Public Health)||Community Health and Primary Health Care/ Lagos State University.||2008|
T. ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE USE AMONG ADOLESCENTS AND YOUNG ADULTS IN NIGERIA: PREVALENCE, ASSOCIATED FACTORS AND PATTERNS OF USE
Background: Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) have emerged in the Nigerian market, and if used without supervision, may have damaging effects on the physical and mental health of users. Therefore, there is a need to determine the patterns of use, especially among adolescents and young adults. This study aims to assess the prevalence and factors associated with electronic cigarette use, as well as the relationship between their use and anxiety among adolescents and young adults in Lagos, Nigeria.
Method: An online cross-sectional study among participants aged between 15-35 years. The survey had three sections: sociodemographic information, the pattern of e-cigarette use, and a 7-item Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD-7) scale. Bivariate and multivariable logistic regression analysis was used to identify factors associated with e-cigarette use. P-values <0.05 were considered significant. Statistical analysis was done using STATA-15.0 software
OYAPERO AFOLABI is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Preventive Dentistry
OYAPERO has a Master of Public health in Public Health from Community Health and Primary Health Care/ Lagos State University.