Overweight and obesity in Saudi Arabian adult population, role of socio-demographic variables.

@article{AlNuaim1997OverweightAO,
  title={Overweight and obesity in Saudi Arabian adult population, role of socio-demographic variables.},
  author={Abdulrahman A. Al-Nuaim and Elijah Afolabi Bamgboye and Khalid A. Al-Rubeaan and Yagob Al-Mazrou},
  journal={Journal of community health},
  year={1997},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={211-23}
}
The objectives of this Community-based National Epidemiological Household Survey, conducted between 1990-1993, were to estimate the prevalence of overweight and obesity in Saudi Arabia and to examine its association with the socio-demographic characteristics of the adult population. A sample of Saudis 20 years and over was selected using a multistage stratified cluster sampling technique with probability proportionate to size. The selected subjects were requested to visit primary health care… CONTINUE READING

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