Dietary practices, physical activity and health education in qassim region of saudi arabia.

  title={Dietary practices, physical activity and health education in qassim region of saudi arabia.},
  author={Farid M Midhet and Abdul Rahman Al Mohaimeed and Fawzy Khalil Sharaf},
  journal={International journal of health sciences},
  volume={4 1},
OBJECTIVES Diabetes, hypertension and coronary artery disease are emerging threats to the health status in Saudi Arabia. These diseases are attributed largely to unhealthy dietary habits and lack of physical activity. Health education through primary health care (PHC) centers can play a significant role in changing behaviors and reducing the burden of non-communicable diseases. METHODS We present the results of analysis of a moderately large dataset on dietary practices, physical activity and… CONTINUE READING


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