Caroline W Kabiru

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Publications

  1. pmc Previous induced abortion among young women seeking abortion-related care in Kenya: a cross-sectional analysis
    Caroline W Kabiru
    African Population and Health Research Center, 2nd Floor APHRC Campus, Manga close off Kirawa Road, P O Box 10787 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 16:104. 2016
  2. pmc The health and wellbeing of young people in sub-Saharan Africa: an under-researched area?
    Caroline W Kabiru
    African Population and Health Research Center, Inc, APHRC Campus, Manga Close, Kirawa Road, P O Box 10787 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 13:11. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Factors associated with sexual activity among high-school students in Nairobi, Kenya
    Caroline W Kabiru
    Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, College of Public Health, 308 Ramsey Center, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6522, USA
    J Adolesc 32:1023-39. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Correlates of condom use among male high school students in Nairobi, Kenya
    Caroline W Kabiru
    African Population and Health Research Center, PO Box 10787 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Sch Health 79:425-32. 2009
  5. pmc Self-reported drunkenness among adolescents in four sub-Saharan African countries: associations with adverse childhood experiences
    Caroline W Kabiru
    African Population and Health Research Center APHRC, 2nd Floor Shelter Afrique Centre, P, O, Box 10787 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
    Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health 4:17. 2010
  6. pmc Capacity development for health research in Africa: experiences managing the African Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship Program
    Caroline W Kabiru
    African Population and Health Research Center, 2nd Floor Shelter Afrique Centre, P, O, Box 10787 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
    Health Res Policy Syst 8:21. 2010
  7. pmc The correlates of HIV testing and impacts on sexual behavior: evidence from a life history study of young people in Kisumu, Kenya
    Caroline W Kabiru
    African Population and Health Research Center, 2nd Floor Shelter Afrique Centre, PO Box 10787 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
    BMC Public Health 10:412. 2010
  8. pmc HIV/AIDS among youth in urban informal (slum) settlements in Kenya: what are the correlates of and motivations for HIV testing?
    Caroline W Kabiru
    African Population and Health Research Center, APHRC Campus, Manga Close, Nairobi, Kenya
    BMC Public Health 11:685. 2011
  9. pmc Timing and sequencing of events marking the transition to adulthood in two informal settlements in Nairobi, Kenya
    Donatien Beguy
    African Population and Health Research Center, Shelter Afrique Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Urban Health 88:S318-40. 2011
  10. pmc Inconsistencies in self-reporting of sexual activity among young people in Nairobi, Kenya
    Donatien Beguy
    African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Adolesc Health 45:595-601. 2009

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Publications13

  1. pmc Previous induced abortion among young women seeking abortion-related care in Kenya: a cross-sectional analysis
    Caroline W Kabiru
    African Population and Health Research Center, 2nd Floor APHRC Campus, Manga close off Kirawa Road, P O Box 10787 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 16:104. 2016
    ..The objective of this study was therefore to assess the prevalence and correlates of reporting a previous induced abortion among young females aged 12-24 years seeking abortion-related care in Kenya...
  2. pmc The health and wellbeing of young people in sub-Saharan Africa: an under-researched area?
    Caroline W Kabiru
    African Population and Health Research Center, Inc, APHRC Campus, Manga Close, Kirawa Road, P O Box 10787 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 13:11. 2013
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  3. doi request reprint Factors associated with sexual activity among high-school students in Nairobi, Kenya
    Caroline W Kabiru
    Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, College of Public Health, 308 Ramsey Center, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 6522, USA
    J Adolesc 32:1023-39. 2009
    ..Results suggest that adolescents may benefit from sex education programs addressing multiple factors that may predispose adolescents to sexual activity, and that take into account gender differences...
  4. doi request reprint Correlates of condom use among male high school students in Nairobi, Kenya
    Caroline W Kabiru
    African Population and Health Research Center, PO Box 10787 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Sch Health 79:425-32. 2009
    ..This study examines sociodemographic, behavioral, and psychosocial characteristics of 3 groups of adolescent males: consistent, sporadic, and non-condom users...
  5. pmc Self-reported drunkenness among adolescents in four sub-Saharan African countries: associations with adverse childhood experiences
    Caroline W Kabiru
    African Population and Health Research Center APHRC, 2nd Floor Shelter Afrique Centre, P, O, Box 10787 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
    Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health 4:17. 2010
    ..There is a paucity of studies that explore the determinants of alcohol use among adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa and, in particular, that examine the effects of adverse childhood experiences on alcohol use...
  6. pmc Capacity development for health research in Africa: experiences managing the African Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship Program
    Caroline W Kabiru
    African Population and Health Research Center, 2nd Floor Shelter Afrique Centre, P, O, Box 10787 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
    Health Res Policy Syst 8:21. 2010
    ....
  7. pmc The correlates of HIV testing and impacts on sexual behavior: evidence from a life history study of young people in Kisumu, Kenya
    Caroline W Kabiru
    African Population and Health Research Center, 2nd Floor Shelter Afrique Centre, PO Box 10787 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
    BMC Public Health 10:412. 2010
    ....
  8. pmc HIV/AIDS among youth in urban informal (slum) settlements in Kenya: what are the correlates of and motivations for HIV testing?
    Caroline W Kabiru
    African Population and Health Research Center, APHRC Campus, Manga Close, Nairobi, Kenya
    BMC Public Health 11:685. 2011
    ..In this paper we examine: the correlates of HIV testing, including whether associations differ based on the context under which a person gets tested; and the motivations for getting (or not getting) an HIV test...
  9. pmc Timing and sequencing of events marking the transition to adulthood in two informal settlements in Nairobi, Kenya
    Donatien Beguy
    African Population and Health Research Center, Shelter Afrique Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Urban Health 88:S318-40. 2011
    ..We discuss these and other findings in light of their implications for young people's health and well-being in resource-poor settings in urban areas...
  10. pmc Inconsistencies in self-reporting of sexual activity among young people in Nairobi, Kenya
    Donatien Beguy
    African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Adolesc Health 45:595-601. 2009
    ..Previous research shows high levels of adolescent sexual activity in urban informal settlements; yet, the accuracy of self-reported sexual experience in these settings is understudied...
  11. pmc Effective non-drug interventions for improving outcomes and quality of maternal health care in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review
    Frederick M Wekesah
    African Population Health Research Center, 2nd Floor, APHRC Campus, Manga Close, Off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru, P O Box 10787, Nairobi, 00100, Kenya
    Syst Rev 5:137. 2016
    ..We conducted a systematic review of published evidence on non-drug interventions that reported effectiveness in improving outcomes and quality of care in maternal health in SSA...
  12. pmc Entry into motherhood among adolescent girls in two informal settlements in Nairobi, Kenya
    Donatien Beguy
    African Population and Health Research Center APHRC, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Biosoc Sci 45:721-42. 2013
    ..Also, the findings underscore the need to identify and address the risky factors and reinforce the protective ones in order to improve sexual and reproductive health outcomes of adolescent girls in Nairobi slum settlements...
  13. ncbi request reprint Closing the disparity gap: cancer screening interventions among Asians--a systematic literature review
    Su I Hou
    Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, College of Public Health, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 12:3133-9. 2011
    ..Cancer is a leading cause of deaths among Asian Americans. However, the rates of screening among Asian Americans are low. The use of effective culturally-appropriate interventions needs to be explored...