American Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences

Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2024

  • Research Article

    Recursive Feature Elimination with Naive Bayes Classification of Modern Contraception in Reproductive-Aged Women in Kenya

    Levi Kiplang’at Bor*, Anthony Wanjoya, Samuel Mwalili, Dennis Kirui

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: Sep. 30, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 10, 2023
    Published: Jan. 08, 2024
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    Abstract: Family planning gives the population a license to have control over its reproductive health and ultimately family size. A better understanding, therefore, of its determinants to its uptake is a necessity. The project embarked on determining these factors. It was observed that parity, marital status, age, residence, general health of an individual, ... Show More
  • Research Article

    Determinants of Workload and Stress among New Nurse Educators in Ghana: A Qualitative Study

    Timothy Tienbia Laari*, Felix Apiribu, Joseph Kuufaakang Kuunibe, Gideon Awenabisa Atanuriba, Rumana Saeed Mohammed

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 9-16
    Received: Dec. 01, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 23, 2023
    Published: Jan. 08, 2024
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    Abstract: Excessive workload and stress is a complex phenomenon experienced by many nurse educators and may aggravate their desire to leave the profession. This also has a grave implication for the nursing profession with direct dire consequences on student learning outcomes. Albeit excessive workload and stress is a source of career dissatisfaction among ne... Show More
  • Research Article

    Knowledge and Practice of Exercise During Pregnancy Among Pregnant Women Receiving Antenatal Care in Selected Public Health Facilities in Lusaka, Zambia

    Margaret Phiri, Rosemary Ndonyo Likwa, Margaret Mutale Mweshi, Loveness Anila Nkhata*

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 17-22
    Received: Dec. 26, 2023
    Accepted: Jan. 05, 2024
    Published: Jan. 18, 2024
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    Abstract: Exercise during pregnancy improves women's psychological well-being, reduces caesarean section rates, risk of being overweight during pregnancy, lower back pain, and length of labor and recovery time. However, physical inactivity during pregnancy is a major problem in most low-and middle-income countries (LMICs) in Africa and often this contributes... Show More
  • Research Article

    The Role of Folk Outdoor Games in Improving of the Motor Abilities of School Childrens

    Taylanov Nizom Abdurazzakovich*, Yuldashev Urush Yuldasevich, Tilavova Turdixol Baratovna, Mamarasulova Xanifa Dilshod Qizi, Eshto'xtarova Orzigul Shonazarovna

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 23-37
    Received: Oct. 02, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 24, 2023
    Published: Jan. 23, 2024
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    Abstract: The paper discusses the role of the effectiveness of folk outdoor games of various types, which make it possible to improve such qualities of school children’s as dexterity, speed, strength, coordination, etc. The use of outdoor games involves not only the use of any specific means, but can be carried out by including the methodological features of... Show More
  • Research Article

    The Physical Activity Prevalence and Contributing Factors among Women Receiving Antenatal Care in Low-Income Communities in Lusaka, Zambia

    Margaret Phiri, Rosemary Ndonyo Likwa, Margaret Mutale Mweshi, Loveness Anila Nkhata*

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2024
    Pages: 38-45
    Received: Jan. 28, 2024
    Accepted: Feb. 08, 2024
    Published: Feb. 27, 2024
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajnhs.20240501.15
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    Abstract: If there are no medical or obstetrical complications, pregnant women should continue and maintain moderate intensity exercise during pregnancy under the supervision of their healthcare provider. In this study, we considered the prevalence and participants’ perception of factors affecting physical activity among pregnant women receiving antenatal ca... Show More