Colorectal cancer: case-control study of sociodemographic, lifestyle and anthropometric parameters in Riyadh.

@article{Almurshed2009ColorectalCC,
  title={Colorectal cancer: case-control study of sociodemographic, lifestyle and anthropometric parameters in Riyadh.},
  author={Khalid S. Almurshed},
  journal={Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de sante de la Mediterranee orientale = al-Majallah al-sihhiyah li-sharq al-mutawassit},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={817-26}
}
This case-control study compared sociodemographic variables, lifestyle and certain anthropometric parameters of 50 patients hospitalized with colorectal cancer with those of 50 age- and sex-matched controls at a referral hospital in Riyadh. Among cases, females were generally more affected by gastrointestinal symptoms and 4% of male patients had a family history of colorectal cancer. Unlike weight and height, body mass index did not differ between cases and controls, but poor knowledge of high… CONTINUE READING