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Relationship between obesity and other risk factors and skin disease among adult Saudi population

Relationship between obesity and other risk factors and skin disease among adult Saudi population 56 Original article Relationship between obesity and other risk factors and skin disease among adult Saudi population a,b c c Ghada M. Khalil , Hani A. Al Shobaili , Abdullateef Alzolibani and Ahmad Al Robaee Department of Public Health, Preventive and Social Background Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Obesity is accused for a wide spectrum of dermatologic diseases; no previous follow- Egypt, Departments of Public Health Dermatology, College of Medicine, Qassim University, up study has been conducted to investigate these conditions in adult male and female Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Saudi population. Correspondence to Dr Ghada M. Khalil, Objectives Department of Public Health, Preventive and Social To describe obesity pattern using BMI and to assess the association between obesity Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Egypt and certain skin diseases among adult Saudi population. Tel: + 966 0592693076; fax: + 966 3802082; Materials and methods e-mail: ghadamahmoud1@hotmail.com A retrospective cohort study of 2-year duration was conducted. The study sample was randomly selected from dermatology clinics at Qassim. Male cohorts were 61 obese Received 29 November 2010 adults and 48 nonobese adults. Female cohorts were 32 obese adults and 36 Accepted 27 April 2011 nonobese adults. Measurement of BMI, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association Wolters Kluwer Health

Relationship between obesity and other risk factors and skin disease among adult Saudi population

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Copyright
© 2011 Egyptian Public Health Associations
ISSN
0013-2446
DOI
10.1097/01.EPX.0000398942.36374.5c
pmid
21844760

Abstract

56 Original article Relationship between obesity and other risk factors and skin disease among adult Saudi population a,b c c Ghada M. Khalil , Hani A. Al Shobaili , Abdullateef Alzolibani and Ahmad Al Robaee Department of Public Health, Preventive and Social Background Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Obesity is accused for a wide spectrum of dermatologic diseases; no previous follow- Egypt, Departments of Public Health Dermatology, College of Medicine, Qassim University, up study has been conducted to investigate these conditions in adult male and female Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Saudi population. Correspondence to Dr Ghada M. Khalil, Objectives Department of Public Health, Preventive and Social To describe obesity pattern using BMI and to assess the association between obesity Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Egypt and certain skin diseases among adult Saudi population. Tel: + 966 0592693076; fax: + 966 3802082; Materials and methods e-mail: ghadamahmoud1@hotmail.com A retrospective cohort study of 2-year duration was conducted. The study sample was randomly selected from dermatology clinics at Qassim. Male cohorts were 61 obese Received 29 November 2010 adults and 48 nonobese adults. Female cohorts were 32 obese adults and 36 Accepted 27 April 2011 nonobese adults. Measurement of BMI,

Journal

Journal of the Egyptian Public Health AssociationWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Aug 1, 2011

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