Prevalence of hypertension, obesity, hematuria and proteinuria amongst healthy adolescents living in Western Saudi Arabia

@inproceedings{Hothan2016PrevalenceOH,
  title={Prevalence of hypertension, obesity, hematuria and proteinuria amongst healthy adolescents living in Western Saudi Arabia},
  author={Kholoud A. Hothan and Bashaer A. Alasmari and Omniya K. Alkhelaiwi and Khalid M. Althagafi and Abdulaziz A. Alkhaldi and Ahmed K. Alfityani and Mohannad M. Aladawi and Sara Nawfal Sharief and Sherif M. El Desoky and Jameela Kari},
  booktitle={Saudi medical journal},
  year={2016}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of hypertension, obesity, hematuria, and proteinuria among healthy adolescents and to determine the associated risk factors. METHODS This is a cross-sectional study of 8 intermediate schools in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia between March 2015 and June 2015. Samples were selected randomly and equal proportions from each school for both genders were ensured. Both blood pressure and body mass index were measured and a brief questionnaire was filled out for the… CONTINUE READING

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