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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

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Abstract

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&lt;0.05); education (f=103, df=1/299, p=&lt;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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2013-09-01
2016-12-08
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