Badria K. Al-Dabal

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The aim of present study was to determine the prevalence of prehypertension and associated risk factors among young adult females in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. A cross-sectional study was conducted on a sample of about one-third of female students enrolled in 4 colleges of the University of Dammam. They were screened for high blood pressure and associated(More)
One stage case-identification method, using the Arabic Version of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HAD) was applied in a pilot study for estimating the prevalence of depressive and anxiety disorders among a group of Saudi primary care attenders. The validity of the Arabic Version of the HAD scale was previously tested and found valid with high(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess attitudes and reasons of secondary school female students for choosing medicine as a career. DESIGN A cross-sectional study with a sample of 191 female students, who responded to an administered questionnaire. RESULTS The mean age of the students was 18.3 ± 0.94. The mean general average test scores for female students who applied to(More)
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