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Obesity Among Adolescent Girls in Saudi Arabia Essay

… Adolescent Obesity in Saudi Arabia

Obesity in Saudi Adolescent Girls

Obesity is a serious health problem in any population, but it is of special concern in younger individuals. The longer a person is obese, the longer that person has potentially to suffer the negative health consequences of being overweight or obese. Thus when children or adolescents are obese, this condition must be considered seriously both by the individuals themselves (as well as by their families) and by health professionals. Given that obesity increases the health costs associated with treating an individual, the concern should be one that affects an even wider audience, that of public health officials,

One of the costs that every national government must contend with in the twenty-first century is that of…. [read more]


Obesity Among Adolescent Girls in Saudi Arabia 14 18 Aged Essay

… Saudi Arabia Obesity: Adolescent Girls

Obesity is one of the most serious public health problems of the 21st century. Although the patterns of obesity differ between developing and developed countries, obesity rates are generally on the increase worldwide. According to Speiser, et al. (2005), 250 million people, literally 7% of the world's current population is obese. In Canada, 40 to 60% of the population is obese while in the United States over 65% are obese and around 65% of the American population falling under this category (The Toronto Sun, 2011). The situation is not different in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia. Elser Baxter (2010) indicated that more than half of the Saudi adults are obese with 34% being the middle aged males while 45% being…. [read more]


Obesity Among Adolescent Girls in Saudi Arabia Essay

… Obesity in Adolescent Females in Saudi Arabia

This paper examines the causes of obesity among the adolescent girls in Saudi Arabia. It endeavors to unravel the pre-exposing factors and the other related conditions that come along with development of obesity, e.g. High blood pressure, strokes, diabetes type II and coronary artery. In this study 1486 adolescent ladies were randomly sampled and interviewed on what their diets is, whether or not they engage in physical exercises, their family income and the history of obesity in their families. Body Mass Index (BMI) was also taken. All this were to expose possible areas of obesity causes. It came to be established that about 95% of obesity causes is the lifestyle regarding consumption of snack and products that contains…. [read more]


Gender Inequity in Sports Research Proposal

… This quest is informed by the ever increasing number of obesity cases among girls of the ages between 14 and 18 years. Hence the most appropriate hypotheses for this study will include:

H1: if educators and health workers use preventive measures successfully, then gender inequity in Saudi Arabia may be decreased

H2: if the gender inequity is decreased, then sports activities amongst the girls may improve

H3: if the sports activities amongst the girls are improve, then overall obesity ratios for girls may improve

It is important to note that all hypotheses above are interlinked as they answer the main research question of how obesity can be decreased among the young girls in Saudi Arabia. For this purpose, the proposal focuses on aspects like the…. [read more]


Knowledge of Saudi High School Students About Healthy Diet Research Proposal

… ¶ … Knowledge Levels of Saudi High School Students about Healthy Diet Choices to Reduce the Prevalence of Obesity

Introduction and Theoretical Framework

This program of study continues personal research and professional practice in the field of mathematics and biostatistics within the area of public education. Within public education, there is mounting evidence that poor diet choices and increasingly sedentary lifestyles are contributing to a veritable epidemic of obesity in many countries, including Saudi Arabia.

This study will seek to address this important public health concern by assessing current knowledge levels about healthy diet choices among Saudi high school students. To this end, the intended final outcomes of the research include the following:

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An analysis of the current prevalence level of obesity among Saudi…. [read more]


Tackling Health Inequity Using Primary Health Care and Empowerment Approaches Essay

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Issue of Child Obesity in Saudi Arabia

Obesity is one of the most pressing and serious public health problems of the 21st century. Although the patterns of obesity differ between developing and developed countries, obesity rates are increasing worldwide. According to Speiser, Rudolf, Anhalt, Camacho-Hubner, Chiarelli, Eliakim et al. (2005), as many as 250 million people, or about 7% of the world's current population, are obese

According to the ministry of health, SA more than 3 million individuals are suffering from obesity which means 1 in every 5 persons is obese. The statistics also show that obesity rate is higher among women as compared to men in SA. Saudi Ministry of Health indicated that more than half of the Saudi adults are considered…. [read more]


Tackling Health Inequity Using Primary Health Care and Empowerment Approaches Essay

… ¶ … social determinants of health which according to WHO (2011) are the conditions in which individuals are born in, grow, live their lives, work as well as age is an integral to the achievement of health equality worldwide. These situations are basically shaped by the level and pattern of the distribution of money, power as well as other resources at a local, national, regional and international level, factors that are also dictated by the laid down policies of a given regime. These social determinants of health have been noted to be responsible for the cases of health care inequities the world over. Health inequity refers to the unfair as well as the unavoidable difference in the cross country health status. Social determinants of health…. [read more]

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