n IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal - Effects of HIV/AIDS and the Millennium Development Goals on the psychosocial and economic well-being of people for sustainable development in Ibadan metropolis
|Article Title||Effects of HIV/AIDS and the Millennium Development Goals on the psychosocial and economic well-being of people for sustainable development in Ibadan metropolis|
|© Publisher:||IFE Centre for Psychological Studies (ICPS)|
|Journal||IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal|
|Affiliations||1 University of Ibadan, Nigeria and 2 University of Ibadan, Nigeria|
|Publication Date||Sep 2013|
|Pages||190 - 202|
|Keyword(s)||Child mortality and maternal health, HIV/AIDS, Millennium Development goal and Psychosocial and economic well-being|
The study examined the effects of HIV/AIDS and the millennium development goals on the psychosocial and economic well-being of people for sustainable development in Ibadan metropolis. The study adopted descriptive survey, using a sample of 300 female and male adults from selected households in five local government areas of Ibadan metropolis. The two instruments used were authored-constructed questionnaires by adapting relevant scales to measure the studied variables. Data were analyzed using one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) statistical methods. Results obtained from this study showed that there were significant effects of poverty (f=49.8, df=1/299, p<0.05); education (f=103, df=1/299, p=<0.005); HIV/AIDS (f=78.8, df=1/299, p<0.05) and child mortality and maternal health (f=4.9, df=1/299, p<0.05). Based on these findings, it was recommended that education should be adequately enhanced in the attainment of the millennium development goal and sustainable development.
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