Assessment Of Women's Access To Infrastructural Facilities In Afijio Local Government Area Of Oyo State


Adebayo Oyefunke
G. Adeola Rasheed


The study examined rural women's access to infrastructural facilities in Afijio Local Government Area of Oyo State. Multistage Sampling Techniques was used to select One hundred and seventeen respondents for the study. Both descriptive and inferential statistics were used in analyzing the data. More than half (53.0%) of the respondents were less than 50years of age. About (69.2%) were married and over (61.5%) had between 5 – 8 children. The result shows that significant relationship existed between women selected socio economic characteristics            such as age (r = 0.174, P < 0.10); and years of residence (r = 0.217 P < 0.05) and access to infrastructural facilities. The study recommends that there is need for provision of basic infrastructure and amenities such as good road, rural electrification and health facilities.