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Journal of Public Health

, Volume 27, Issue 2, pp 171–173 | Cite as

Correction to: Quality of implementation of the school health program in a rural district of Oyo State, Nigeria; a public-private comparison

  • Ayodeji Matthew AdebayoEmail author
  • Olutoyin O. Sekoni
  • Obioma C. Uchendu
  • Oludoyinmola Omobolade Ojifinni
  • Akinwumi Oyewole Akindele
  • Oluwaseun Stephen Adediran
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Correction to: Journal of Public Health: From Theory to Practice

  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10389-018-0941-5

The tables were incorrectly labelled. The correct list of tables and the corresponding data are shown below.

Correction to table 1: Table 2

Correction to table 2: Table 3

Correction to table 3: Table 4

Correction to table 4: Table 5

Correction to table 5: Table 6

Correction to table 6: Table 7

Correction to table 7: Table 1

The original article has been corrected.

Table 1

Availability and contents of first-aid boxes

First-aid box and contents

Public

N = 30

Present

n (%)

Private

N = 16

Present

n (%)

Total

N = 46

Present

n (%)

Availability of first-aid box

27 (90.0)

14 (87.5)

41 (89.1)

Contents

7 (23.3)

11 (68.8)

18 (39.1)

Emergency facilities

 Antibiotic ointment

11 (36.7)

5 (31.3)

16 (34.8)

 Plasters

13 (43.3)

10 (62.5)

23 (50.0)

 Antiseptic solution

14 (46.7)

12 (75.0)

26 (56.5)

 Thermometer

2 (6.7)

6 (37.5)

8 (17.4)

 Paracetamol

10 (33.3)

14 (87.5)

24 (52.2)

 Scissors

1 (3.3)

9 (56.3)

10 (21.7)

 Ibuprofen

1 (3.3)

2 (12.5)

3 (6.5)

 Hydrocortisone

0 (0.0)

1 (6.3)

1 (2.2)

 Oral rehydration solution

0 (0.0)

3 (18.8)

3 (6.5)

 Antihistamine

2 (6.7)

3 (18.8)

5 (10.9)

 Latex gloves

0 (0.0)

10 (62.5)

10 (21.7)

Table 2

School Health Services (SHS)

Variable

Public

N = 30

n (%)

Private

N = 16

n (%)

Total

N = 46

n (%)

Periodic medical inspections

 Yes

0 (0.0)

1 (6.3)

1 (2.2)

 No

30 (100)

15 (93.8)

45 (97.8)

Handwashing facilities

 Yes

1 (3.3)

6 (37.5)

7 (15.2)

 No

29 (96.7)

10 (62.5)

39 (84.8)

Sick bay

 Yes

0 (0.0)

2 (12.5)

2 (4.3)

 No

30 (100)

14 (87.5)

44 (95.7)

Health staff

 Yes

1 (3.3)

1 (6.3)

2 (4.3)

 No

29 (96.7)

15 (93.8)

44 (95.7)

Referral services

 Yes

0 (0.0)

3 (18.8)

3 (6.5)

 No

30 (100)

13 (81.2)

43 (93.5)

Table 3

School Feeding Services (SFS)

Variable

Public

N = 30

n (%)

Private

N = 16

n (%)

Total

N = 46

n (%)

School meal services

 Yes

28 (93.3)

3 (18.8)

31 (67.4)

 No

2 (6.7)

13 (81.2)

15 (32.6)

School meals timetable

 Yes

6 (20.0)

1 (6.3)

7 (15.2)

 No

24 (80.0)

15 (93.7)

39 (84.8)

Medical examination for school vendors

 None

17 (56.7)

15 (93.7)

32 (69.6)

 Yearly

13 (43.3)

1 (6.3)

14 (30.4)

Evidence of medical screening for school vendors

 Yes

0 (0.0)

1 (6.3)

1 (2.2)

 No

30 (100.0)

15 (93.7)

45 (97.8)

Table 4

Healthful School Environment (HSE)

Variable

Public

N = 30

n (%)

Private

N = 16

n (%)

Total

N = 46

n (%)

Classroom ventilation

 Yes

26 (86.7)

16 (100.0)

42 (91.3)

 No

4 (13.3)

0 (0.0)

4 (8.7)

Classroom lighting

 Adequate

30 (100.0)

16 (100.0)

46 (100.0)

 Inadequate

0 (0.0)

0 (0.0)

0 (0.0)

Gender-sensitive toilets

 Yes

10 (33.3)

13 (81.3)

23 (50.0)

 No

20 (66.7)

3 (18.7)

23 (50.0)

Separate toilet for teachers

 Yes

17 (56.7)

13 (81.3)

30 (65.2)

 No

13 (43.3)

3 (18.7)

16 (34.8)

Adequately maintained toilet(s)

 Yes

5 (16.7)

11 (68.8)

16 (34.8)

 No

25 (83.3)

5 (31.2)

30 (65.2)

Table 5

Healthful school environment (HSE) (cont’d)

Variable

Public

N = 30

n (%)

Private

N = 16

n (%)

Total

N = 46

n (%)

Proper drainages

 Yes

1 (3.3)

6 (37.5)

7 (15.2)

 No

29 (96.7)

10 (62.5)

39 (84.8)

Perimeter fencing

 Yes

6 (20.0)

5 (31.2)

11 (23.9)

 No

24 (80.0)

11 (68.8)

35 (76.1)

Waste disposal facilities

 Yes

5 (16.7)

3 (18.8)

8 (17.4)

 No

25 (83.3)

13 (81.2)

38 (82.6)

Potable water

 Yes

12 (40.0)

7 (43.8)

19 (41.3)

 No

18 (60.0)

9 (56.2)

27 (58.7)

Proximity to hazard

 Yes

23 (76.7)

15 (93.7)

38 (82.6)

 No

7 (23.3)

1 (6.3)

8 (17.4)

Furniture

 Adequate

19 (63.3)

15 (93.7)

34 (73.9)

 Inadequate

11 (36.7)

1 (6.3)

12 (26.1)

Free from bushes

 Yes

19 (63.3)

12 (75.0)

31 (67.4)

 No

11 (36.7)

4 (25.0)

15 (32.6)

Table 6

Counselling services

Variable

Public

N = 30

n (%)

Private

N = 16

n (%)

Total

N = 46

n (%)

Trained counsellor

 Yes

2 (6.7)

5 (31.2)

7 (15.2)

 No

28 (93.3)

11 (68.8)

39 (84.8)

Counselling schedule

 Yes

1 (3.3)

2 (12.5)

3 (6.5)

 No

29 (96.7)

14 (87.5)

43 (93.5)

Record of counselling

 Yes

1 (3.3)

2 (12.5)

3 (6.5)

 No

29 (96.7)

14 (87.5)

43 (93.5)

Table 7

Aggregate scores of QoI of School Health Program (SHP)

Variable

Public

N = 30

n (%)

Private

N = 16

n (%)

Total

N = 46

n (%)

Overall QoI of School Health Programme (SHP)

 Good

0 (0.0)

4 (25.0)

4 (8.7)

 Fair

11 (36.7)

8 (50.0)

19 (41.3)

 Poor

19 (63.3)

4 (25.0)

23 (50.0)

 Mean

11.0 ± 2.41

14.4 ± 4.82

12.2 ± 3.75

Overall QoI of School Health Services (SHS)

 Good

0 (0.0)

0 (0.0)

0 (0.0)

 Fair

0 (0.0)

2 (12.5)

2 (4.3)

 Poor

30 (100.0)

14 (87.5)

44 (95.7)

 Mean

0.97 ± 0.41

1.69 ± 1.02

1.22 ± 0.76

Overall QoI of School Feeding Services (SFS)

 Good

0 (0.0)

0 (0.0)

0 (0.0)

 Fair

28 (93.3)

4 (25.0)

32 (69.6)

 Poor

2 (6.7)

12 (75.0)

14 (30.4)

 Mean

1.17 ± 0.53

0.38 ± 0.72

0.89 ± 0.71

Overall QoI of Healthful School Environment (HSE)

 Good

12 (40.0)

13 (81.2)

25 (54.4)

 Fair

11 (36.7)

2 (12.5)

13 (28.3)

 Poor

7 (23.3)

1 (6.3)

8 (17.3)

 Mean

5.77 ± 1.94

8.25 ± 1.98

6.63 ± 2.28

Overall QoI of School, Home & Community Relationship (SHCR)

 Good

3 (10.0)

12 (75.0)

15 (32.6)

 Fair

19 (63.3)

3 (18.7)

22 (47.8)

 Poor

8 (26.7)

1 (6.3)

9 (19.6)

 Mean

0.83 ± 0.59

2.00 ± 0.89

1.24 ± 0.90

Overall QoI of Skills Based Health Education (SBHE)

 Good

1 (3.3)

3 (18.8)

4 (8.7)

 Fair

25 (83.4)

7 (43.8)

32 (69.6)

 Poor

4 (13.3)

6 (37.4)

10 (21.7)

 Mean

2.30 ± 0.84

2.06 ± 1.48

12.2 ± 3.75

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ayodeji Matthew Adebayo
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Olutoyin O. Sekoni
    • 1
    • 2
  • Obioma C. Uchendu
    • 1
    • 2
  • Oludoyinmola Omobolade Ojifinni
    • 2
  • Akinwumi Oyewole Akindele
    • 2
  • Oluwaseun Stephen Adediran
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Community Medicine, College of MedicineUniversity of IbadanIbadanNigeria
  2. 2.Department of Community MedicineUniversity College HospitalIbadanNigeria

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