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Epidemiology of anemia among attendants of primary health care, Jeddah.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17214187     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This study was carried out to find the prevalence of anemia, as well as associated factors in the studied group. The material of this study included all reports of diseases that were sent from all PHC, Jeddah city, to the Health Information Systems Unit at the Directorate of PHC, Jeddah during the year of 1415 Hegrian. Data about anemia were collected and analyzed. Results of the study showed that the prevalence of anemia was found to be 1.82% in the studied group, among Saudi population it was found to be 1.84%. The prevalence of anemia among females was found to be 2.39% which was significantly higher than that among males (1.25%). Also, the prevalence of anemia was found to be significantly higher among different age groups compared to those aged 1-4 years. The prevalence of anemia was found also to be affected by geographic distribution of the population.
Authors:
A Badawood; K A Salem
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association     Volume:  71     ISSN:  0013-2446     ISO Abbreviation:  J Egypt Public Health Assoc     Publication Date:  1996  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-01-11     Completed Date:  2007-02-16     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505602     Medline TA:  J Egypt Public Health Assoc     Country:  Egypt    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  369-83     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Arab Board of Community Medicine, Jeddah.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Age Distribution
Aged
Anemia / epidemiology*,  etiology
Child
Child, Preschool
Female
Health Personnel / statistics & numerical data*
Humans
Infant
Male
Middle Aged
Nutrition Surveys
Population Surveillance
Prevalence
Primary Health Care*
Registries
Residence Characteristics
Risk Factors
Saudi Arabia / epidemiology
Sex Distribution
Socioeconomic Factors
Urban Health / statistics & numerical data*

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