Ben10 & Cougars: Sexual Behaviour of Middle-Aged Single Women in sub-Saharan Africa

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Although all women regardless of marital status and age engage in sexual activity and susceptible to the risk of infection very little scholarly attention has been given to middle-aged single women in sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) and sub-regions. Assessing the sexual activities and behaviours of these women is expected to aid an effective intervention aimed at improving the sexual health of all women and minimize risks of infections. Using pooled data from selected SSA countries, we

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Social Cohesion for Improving Health of Adults in South Africa

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In African countries including South Africa, the nexus between social cohesion and health remains under-researched. Using data from the 2012 South African social attitudes survey with a weighted sample of 27,239,194 adults in South Africans aged 18 years or older, we used the collective efficacy theory by Sampson and Colleagues to examine the relationship between social cohesion and self-rated health in an African sample. We also

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