ASSESSMENT OF BLOOD CHOLESTEROL AMONG STAFF IN KASHIM IBRAHIM COLLEGE OF EDUCATION MAIDUGURI, BORNO STATE, NIGERIA

Maryam Saidu Saleh, Muhammed Wakili Umar Gaya, A. Abdulsalam, Dan Asabe Dahiru Abdullahi

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This study assessed of blood cholesterol among staff in Kashim Ibrahim College of Education Maiduguri, Borno state. Three hypotheses guided the study. Survey research design was used for this study. The population for the study comprised staff of Kashim Ibrahim College of Education Maiduguri numbering 566 (academic staff 216 and non-academic staff 350). A sample of 57 (males 37, females 20) staff were selected for the study using stratified sampling technique with proportionate method. The instruments used for data collection were floride oxalate container yellow cap and green cap, syringe (5ml) with needle to determine blood cholesterol of the participants; biodata sheet was used in recording the information of each participant. Analysis of data was done using descriptive statistics of mean, standard deviation, frequency counts and percentage. t-test and Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) was used to test hypotheses at 0.05 alpha level of significance. All the hypotheses formulated was retained. It was concluded that there is no significant difference in the hypotheses tested. Based on the results of this study, it was recommended that adequate sport facilities, including time allocation for sporting activities should be provided by the College authority within the College environment; that will enable the staff to participate in physical activities as a means of preventing the occurrence of these biomedical health risk factors.

 

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