Zineb Serhier

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The aim of this study was to adapt the knee and hip osteoarthritis quality of life questionnaire (OAKHQoL) into Moroccan Arabic and to determine its psychometric properties. After translation, back-translation and pretesting, the translated version was submitted to an expert committee. The psychometric properties were tested on patients with hip or knee(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the relationship between mortality and BMI in older people, taking into account other established mortality risk factors. METHODS A total of 3,646 French community dwellers aged 65 years and older from PAQUID cohort study were included. Cox proportional-hazards analysis was used to assess association between BMI and mortality. (More)
To study the prevalence and determinants of cigarette smoking in Morocco. A sample of 9,195 individuals aged 15–90 years, were randomly selected, using a stratified cluster sampling technique. A cross-sectional, household, community-based survey was conducted using a tested questionnaire. The interview covered personal, social and educational(More)
BACKGROUND Peripheral neuroblastic tumors (pNTs), including neuroblastoma (NB), ganglioneuroblastoma (GNB) and ganglioneuroma (GN), are extremely heterogeneous pediatric tumors responsible for 15 % of childhood cancer death. The aim of the study was to evaluate the expression of CD44s ('s': standard form) cell adhesion molecule by comparison with other(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the relationship of sociodemographic and economic characteristics to tobacco expenses among Moroccan daily smokers. DESIGN Cross-sectional ("Maroc Tabagisme" Survey) study. SETTING Random sample of 9195 subjects representative of the Moroccan population. SUBJECTS Household subjects 15 years and older. MEASURES Data were(More)
The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence and characteristics of current smoking among rural Moroccans. The population study included 3438 individuals aged 15 years and above from both sexes. The crude prevalence of current smoking (currently smoked and had smoked > 100 cigarettes in lifetime) was 16.9% in the adolescent and adult rural(More)
BACKGROUND Cigarette smoking is increasingly associated with lower socio-economic status, indicated by lower educational levels. This association has never been investigated in Morocco. OBJECTIVE The MARTA survey was undertaken to assess tobacco use in the Moroccan population according to level of education and other socio-demographic characteristics. (More)
PURPOSE To determine the association between income level and variations in knowledge and perceptions about tobacco smoking in Morocco. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING Random sample of 9195 subjects representative of the Moroccan population. SUBJECTS Subjects aged >15 years from households. MEASURES Data were collected from selected households(More)
Morocco has reported important achievements in coverage for mother and child healthcare services. Nevertheless, client-use and quality of antenatal care (ANC) services need to be improved. The aim was to identify factors related to the use of ANC services through a cross-sectional survey among women attending an urban maternity hospital in Fès. We describe(More)
UNLABELLED Does an advanced or retracted position of the upper and lower incisors lead to modifications in lip position? The aim of our study was to evaluate modifications in lip position following orthodontic treatments. MATERIAL AND METHODS This study concerned 100 patients who underwent treatment in the dento-facial orthopedic unit in Casablanca.(More)