Association of tobacco products use and diabetes mellitus-results of a national survey among adults in saudi arabia.

@article{Saeed2012AssociationOT,
  title={Association of tobacco products use and diabetes mellitus-results of a national survey among adults in saudi arabia.},
  author={Abdalla Abdelwahid Saeed},
  journal={Balkan medical journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={247-51}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the tobacco products use patterns of known diabetics and non diabetics. MATERIAL AND METHODS A community-based cross-sectional study using STEPwise approach among adults using a multistage, stratified, cluster random sample. Data was collected using a questionnaire which included sociodemographics; tobacco products use habits, history of diabetes, biochemical and anthropometric measurements. RESULTS Of the total of 4654 subjects who participated in the study, 1016 (21.8… CONTINUE READING

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