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Correlation between body mass index and waist circumference in Nigerian adults: Implication as indicators of health status
Shalom Nwodo Chinedu S.N., Ogunlana O.O., Azuh D.E., Iweala E.E.J, Israel S. Afolabi I.S., Chidi C. Uhuegbu C.C, Mercy E. Idachaba M.E., Osamor V.C.
Published at Journal of Public Health Research , Volume 2 , Issue 2 , Pages e16 , Published in 2013
Background. Anthropometric measures have been widely used for body weight classification in humans. Waist circumference has been advanced as a useful parameter for measuring adiposity. This study evaluated the correlation between body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference and examined their significance as indicators of health status in adults. Design and Methods. The subject included 489 h...
Reducing the Time Requirement of k-means
Osamor V.C., Adebiyi E., Oyelade J. O., Doumbia S.
Published at PloS One , Volume 7 , Issue 12 , Pages e49946 , Published in 2012
Traditional k-means and most k-means variants are still computationally expensive for large datasets, such as microarray data, which have large datasets with large dimension size d. In k-means clustering, we are given a set of n data points in d-dimensional space Rd and an integer k. The problem is to determine a set of k points in Rd, called centers, so as to minimize the mean squared distance...
Experimental and Computational Applications of Microarray Technology for Malaria Eradication in Africa.
Published at Sci. Res. Essays , Volume 4 , Issue 7 , Pages 652-664 , Published in 2009
Various mutation assisted drug resistance evolved in Plasmodium falciparum strains and insecticide resistance to female Anopheles mosquito account for major biomedical catastrophes standing against all efforts to eradicate malaria in Sub-Saharan Africa. Malaria is endemic in more than 100 countries and by far the most costly disease in terms of human health causing major losses among many Afric...
EFFECT OF DEPOSIT MONEY BANKS’ CREDIT ON THE PERFORMANCE OF MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES IN NIGERIA
EVBUOMWAN, G. O. OKORUWA, V. O. AND IKPI, A. E.
Published at CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL REVIEW , Volume Vol. 51 No 2 , Issue June 2013 , Pages 63-91 , Published in 2013
Banks are the most important example of a class of institutions called financial intermediaries, firms that extend credit to borrowers using funds raised from savers. However, credit is not an end in itself; it is a means to an end. The ultimate goal is to affect productivity. For both developing and developed countries, micro, small and medium scale enterprises (MSMEs) play important rol...
Preferences of Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises to Financial Products in Nigeria
EVBUOMWAN, G. O. IKPI, A. E. OKORUWA, V. O. AND AKINYOSOYE, V. O.
Published at Journal of Agricultural Economics and Development , Volume Vol. 1(4) , Issue OCTOBER 2012 , Pages 80-98 , Published in 2012
Macroeconomic Performance and Government Fiscal Deficits – Evidence from Nigeria
OKOYE, L. U., EVBUOMWAN, G. O.,MODEBE, N. J. AND EZEJI, F. N.
Published at Nigerian Journal of Management Technology and Development , Volume 7 , Issue 2 , Pages 1-8 , Published in 2016
Governments in most developing economies, including Nigeria, have often had to contend with issues of weak economic and social indicators vis-à-vis poor fiscal performance. In Nigeria for instance, there is evidence that between 1981 and 2014 fiscal operations have been dominated by fiscal deficits while major indicators of economic health have remained at sub-optimal levels. There has been con...
INDUSTRIAL CONFLICTS IN NIGERIA DEPOSIT MONEY BANKS: BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES
OLUGBEMI, E.T., IKPEFAN, O. A., AND EVBUOMWAN, G. O.
Published at PROCEEDINGS OF THE 13TH AFRICAN FINANCE JOURNAL CONFERENCE , Pages 1-24 , Published in 2016
Conflict can either result to positive or negative outcomes in a firm based on how it is managed. Only when the source is known, can it be properly managed. This study examined the challenges that could possibly lead to industrial conflict and the benefits of a well-managed conflict. Five (5) bank branches within Ota were used in collecting data through the administration of questionnaire and a...
AN ASSESSMENT OF THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS (MDGs)
EVBUOMWAN, G. O.
Published at SELECTED PAPERS FROM THE 2015 ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE NIGERIAN ECONOMIC SOCIETY , Pages 169-183 , Published in 2016
This paper highlighted the importance of the family in the society as well as the negative impact poverty, war and diseases can have on the development of the family. It went on to review the eight MDGs set in 2000 for attainment on or before 2015 which also targeted the most vulnerable groups in the family (the women and children). Available data from the World Bank and the National Bureau of...
Agricultural Value Chain Financing and Small Scale Farmers in Nigeria: The Pre-requisites
Evbuomwan, G. O. and Okoye, L. U.
Published at NG-Journal of Social Development Arabian Group of Journals. , Volume 6 , Issue 1 , Pages 47-57 , Published in 2017
Financing Agriculture for Sustainable Economic Development
Evbuomwan, Grace Ofure
Published at BULLION Publication of the Central Bank of Nigeria , Volume Volume 40 , Issue Number 3 July-September 2016 , Pages Pages 15-30 , Published in 2016
Nigeria’s agriculture is diverse, presenting various opportunities. It includes four sub-sectors, namely; crop, livestock, fishery and forestry. The crop sub-sector accounts for about 90.0 per cent of agricultural production in Nigeria, followed by the livestock sub-sector which contributes about 7.0 per cent. Fishing activities contribute about 2.0 per cent and forestry activities account for...