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Overweight and obesity and their relation to dietary habits and socio-demographic characteristics among male primary school children in Al-Hassa, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
BackgroundSeveral studies were carried out to study the prevalence of overweight and obesity among Saudi children, but those assessed the association between eating habits, socio-demographicExpand
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Determinants of initiation and exclusivity of breastfeeding in Al Hassa, Saudi Arabia.
AIMS The objectives of this cross-sectional study were to define the possible determinants of early initiation and exclusivity of breastfeeding and to assess knowledge towards breastfeeding amongExpand
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Breast cancer knowledge, risk factors and screening among adult Saudi women in a primary health care setting.
OBJECTIVE To assess level and determinants of knowledge about risk factors and utilization of screening methods used for breast cancer early detection among adult Saudi women in Al Hassa, KSA. Expand
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Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders in Arab Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Abstract The objective of our study is to estimate the prevalence of comorbid psychiatric disorders in a sample of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) recruited from three Arab countries.Expand
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Harm perception, attitudes and predictors of waterpipe (shisha) smoking among secondary school adolescents in Al-Hassa, Saudi Arabia.
OBJECTIVES This study aimed to determine the prevalence and social determinants of waterpipe (WP) smoking among secondary school students in Al-Hassa, Saudi Arabia and to assess their health relatedExpand
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Oral hygiene practices, dental knowledge, dietary habits and their relation to caries among male primary school children in Al Hassa, Saudi Arabia.
OBJECTIVES To assess the frequency of consumption of cariogenic foods, oral hygiene practices and dental health knowledge among Saudi male primary school children in relation to socio-demographicsExpand
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Prevalence and Pattern of Refractive Errors among Primary School Children in Al Hassa, Saudi Arabia
Some 12.8 million in the age group 5–15 years are visually impaired from uncorrected or inadequately corrected refractive errors. In Saudi Arabia, the size of this public health problem is not wellExpand
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Pattern and prevalence of smoking among students at King Faisal University, Al Hassa, Saudi Arabia.
The study describes the prevalence of different forms of smoking, and the correlates of current smoking, by male students of King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia. A random sample of 1382 students atExpand
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Predictors of Waterpipe Smoking Among Secondary School Adolescents in Al Hassa, Saudi Arabia
BackgroundThere has been a global upsurge of waterpipe (WP) smoking over the past several years. This can be attributed at least partly to various factors like lack of knowledge regarding its healthExpand
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Relationship between oxidative stress, ferritin and insulin resistance in sickle cell disease.
BACKGROUND Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a hereditary hemoglobinopathy characterized by hemolytic anemia. The oxidative phenomena play a significant role in its pathophysiology. Blood transfusions areExpand
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