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Multilevel determinants of teenage childbearing in sub-Saharan Africa in the context of HIV/AIDS (2017)
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Magadi, M. A. (2017). Multilevel determinants of teenage childbearing in sub-Saharan Africa in the context of HIV/AIDS. Health and Place, 46, 37-48. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2017.04.006

This paper examined national variations and multilevel determinants of teenage childbearing in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) in the context of HIV/AIDS using data from recent Demographic and Health Surveys conducted in 29 countries of SSA. Results showed... Read More about Multilevel determinants of teenage childbearing in sub-Saharan Africa in the context of HIV/AIDS.

HIV/AIDS and contraceptive use: Factors associated with contraceptive use among sexually-active HIV-positive women in Kenya (2016)
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Magadi, M. A., & Magadi, W. A. (2017). HIV/AIDS and contraceptive use: Factors associated with contraceptive use among sexually-active HIV-positive women in Kenya. Contraception, 95(3), 312-321 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.contraception.2016.10.013

Objectives: With increased availability of anti-retroviral therapy and improved survival for people living with HIV, more HIV-positive women are leading full reproductive lives. However, HIV-positive women have special contraceptive needs/concerns. T... Read More about HIV/AIDS and contraceptive use: Factors associated with contraceptive use among sexually-active HIV-positive women in Kenya.

Onset of sexual activity among adolescents in HIV/AIDS affected households in sub-Saharan Africa (2014)
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Magadi, M. A., & Uchudi, J. (2015). Onset of sexual activity among adolescents in HIV/AIDS affected households in sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of biosocial science, 47(2), 238-257 . https://doi.org/10.1017/S0021932014000200

This paper examines the effect of orphanhood and HIV status of adults in a household on onset of sexual activity among adolescent girls and boys aged 15-17 years in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). We apply multilevel logistic models to pooled Demographic a... Read More about Onset of sexual activity among adolescents in HIV/AIDS affected households in sub-Saharan Africa.

Migration as a risk factor for HIV infection among youths in sub-Saharan Africa : evidence from the DHS (2013)
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Magadi, M. A. (2013). Migration as a risk factor for HIV infection among youths in sub-Saharan Africa : evidence from the DHS. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 648(1), (136-158). doi:10.1177/0002716213482440. ISSN 0002-7162

Of the estimated 10 million youths living with HIV worldwide, 63 percent live in sub-Saharan Africa. This article focuses on migration as a risk factor of HIV infection among the youths in sub-Saharan Africa. The study is based on multilevel modeling... Read More about Migration as a risk factor for HIV infection among youths in sub-Saharan Africa : evidence from the DHS.

A multilevel analysis of the determinants and cross-national variations of HIV seropositivity in sub-Saharan Africa: evidence from the DHS (2011)
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Magadi, M., & Desta, M. (2011). A multilevel analysis of the determinants and cross-national variations of HIV seropositivity in sub-Saharan Africa: evidence from the DHS. Health and Place, 17(5), 1067-1083. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2011.06.004

This paper applies multilevel logistic regression models to Demographic and Health Survey data collected during 2003-2008 from 20 countries of sub-Saharan Africa to examine the determinants and cross-national variations in the risk of HIV seropositiv... Read More about A multilevel analysis of the determinants and cross-national variations of HIV seropositivity in sub-Saharan Africa: evidence from the DHS.

Risk factors for severe child poverty in the UK (2010)
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Magadi, M. (2010). Risk factors for severe child poverty in the UK. Journal of Social Policy, 39(2), (297-316). doi:10.1017/S0047279409990651. ISSN 0047-2794

Despite recent declines in child poverty in the UK, there is evidence that children from the poorest families remain a legitimate concern. Little is known about the circumstances of children in severe poverty for whom policy responses may need to be... Read More about Risk factors for severe child poverty in the UK.

A comparative analysis of the use of maternal health services between teenagers and older mothers in sub-Saharan Africa: evidence from Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) (2006)
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Magadi, M. A., Agwanda, A. O., & Obare, F. O. (2007). A comparative analysis of the use of maternal health services between teenagers and older mothers in sub-Saharan Africa: evidence from Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS). Social science & medicine, 64(6), (1311-1325). doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2006.11.004. ISSN 0277-9536

This paper uses Demographic and Health Surveys data from 21 countries in sub-Saharan Africa to examine the use of maternal health services by teenagers. A comparison of maternal health care between teenagers and older women, based on bivariate analys... Read More about A comparative analysis of the use of maternal health services between teenagers and older mothers in sub-Saharan Africa: evidence from Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS).

An investigation of district spatial variations of childhood diarrhoea and fever morbidity in Malawi (2005)
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Kandala, N. B., Magadi, M., & Madise, N. J. (2006). An investigation of district spatial variations of childhood diarrhoea and fever morbidity in Malawi. Social science & medicine, 62(5), (1138-1152). doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2005.07.028. ISSN 0277-9536

Although diarrhoea and malaria are among the leading causes of child mortality and morbidity in Sub-Saharan Africa, few detailed studies have examined the patterns and determinants of these ailments in the most affected communities. In this paper, we... Read More about An investigation of district spatial variations of childhood diarrhoea and fever morbidity in Malawi.

Parental presence and adolescent reproductive health among the Nairobi urban poor (2003)
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Ngom, P., Magadi, M. A., & Owuor, T. (2003). Parental presence and adolescent reproductive health among the Nairobi urban poor. Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, 33(5), (369-377). doi:10.1016/S1054-139X(03)00213-1. ISSN 1054-139X

Purpose: To investigate whether the presence of parents constitute a protective factor against adverse reproductive health outcomes for adolescents living in slums of Nairobi, Kenya. Methods: The data come from a cross-sectional survey that canvassed... Read More about Parental presence and adolescent reproductive health among the Nairobi urban poor.

Unplanned childbearing in Kenya: the socio-demographic correlates and the extent of repeatability among women (2002)
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Magadi, M. (2003). Unplanned childbearing in Kenya: the socio-demographic correlates and the extent of repeatability among women. Social science & medicine, 56(1), (167-178). doi:10.1016/S0277-9536(02)00018-7. ISSN 0277-9536

Unplanned pregnancies account for a substantial proportion of births in Kenya and can have a variety of negative consequences on individual women, their families, and the society as a whole. This paper examines the correlates of mistimed and unwanted... Read More about Unplanned childbearing in Kenya: the socio-demographic correlates and the extent of repeatability among women.

Analysis of factors associated with maternal mortality in Kenyan hospitals (2001)
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Magadi, M., Diamond, I., & Madise, N. (2001). Analysis of factors associated with maternal mortality in Kenyan hospitals. Journal of biosocial science, 33(3), (375-389). doi:10.1017/S0021932001003753. ISSN 0021-9320

This paper examines the association of the sociodemographic characteristics of women and the unobserved hospital factors with maternal mortality in Kenya using multilevel logistic regression. The data analysed comprise hospital records for 58,151 obs... Read More about Analysis of factors associated with maternal mortality in Kenyan hospitals.