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Sean Semple

162 shared publications

Institute for Social Marketing, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, UK

Kevin M. Gorey

96 shared publications

School of Social Work, University of Windsor, Windsor, Canada

Frederick Armah

77 shared publications

Department of Environmental Science, School of Biological Sciences, College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Ghana

Karen Y. Fung

33 shared publications

McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment , University of Ottawa , Ottawa, Ontario, Canada ; Department of Mathematics and Statistics , University of Windsor , Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Roger Antabe

11 shared publications

Department of Geography, Social Science Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada

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Article 0 Reads 0 Citations Household Income Diversification and Food Insecurity in the Upper West Region of Ghana Kilian Nasung Atuoye, Roger Antabe, Yujiro Sano, Isaac Lugin... Published: 10 January 2019
Social Indicators Research, doi: 10.1007/s11205-019-02062-7
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Article 0 Reads 1 Citation Married women's autonomy and post-delivery modern contraceptive use in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Yuji Sano, Roger Antabe, Kilian Nasung Atuoye, Isaac Luginaa... Published: 12 March 2018
BMC Women's Health, doi: 10.1186/s12905-018-0540-1
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Although use of modern contraception is considered beneficial in lowering maternal and child mortality rates, the prevalence of contraceptive use remains low in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This study examined modern contraceptive use and its linkage to women's autonomy. Data were drawn from the 2013-2014 Democratic Republic of Congo Demographic and Health Survey. We selected unsterilized and non-pregnant married women who have given birth in the last three years (N = 6680). Logistic regression models were fitted to explore the relationship between women's autonomy and modern contraceptive use. The study found that only 7.1% of married women who had delivered within three years used modern contraceptive methods. After controlling for socioeconomic and demographic factors, the association between women's autonomy and modern contraceptive use remained positively significant (OR = 1.16; 95% CI = 1.05, 1.29). The findings from this study indicate that it is not enough to provide women with educational and employment opportunities to increase the uptake of modern contraception, but also to enhance women's assertiveness to make their own decisions regardless of their partners' preferences within household settings. It is critical for government and other stakeholders to roll out programs aimed at reducing gender inequality and improving women's autonomy in decision-making about reproductive health.
Article 0 Reads 3 Citations Examining the association between exposure to mass media and health insurance enrolment in Ghana Moses Mosonsieyiri Kansanga, Joseph Asumah Braimah, Roger An... Published: 12 February 2018
The International Journal of Health Planning and Management, doi: 10.1002/hpm.2505
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Article 0 Reads 1 Citation Same problem, conflicting ‘truths’: rethinking the missing links in forest degradation narrativization in Ghana Moses Kansanga, Kilian Atuoye, Isaac Luginaah Published: 19 December 2017
African Geographical Review, doi: 10.1080/19376812.2017.1415814
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Article 0 Reads 7 Citations Effectiveness of interventions to reduce household air pollution and/or improve health in homes using solid fuel in low-... Reginald Quansah, Sean Semple, Caroline A. Ochieng, Sanjar J... Published: 01 June 2017
Environment International, doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2017.03.010
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Article 0 Reads 0 Citations Community health impacts of surface mining in the Upper West Region of Ghana: The roles of mining odours and dust Roger Antabe, Kilian N. Atuoye, Vincent Z. Kuuire, Yujiro Sa... Published: 07 March 2017
Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal, doi: 10.1080/10807039.2017.1285691
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