Weight management practices and their relationship to knowledge, perception and health status of Saudi females attending diet clinics in Riyadh city.

@article{Albassam2007WeightMP,
  title={Weight management practices and their relationship to knowledge, perception and health status of Saudi females attending diet clinics in Riyadh city.},
  author={Reem Suliman Albassam and Ensaf S Abdel Gawwad and Latifa Khanam},
  journal={The Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association},
  year={2007},
  volume={82 1-2},
  pages={173-201}
}
The objective of the study was to identify weight management (WM) practices among women attending diet clinics in Riyadh city, assess their impact on knowledge, perceptions, nutritional and health status and define some predictors for weight reduction among these women. The pretest-posttest research design was used. All female clients attending 8 diet clinics for the first visit within 8 months period and fulfilling the study inclusion criteria (212 out of 263) were included. The results show… CONTINUE READING
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