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  1. Health knowledge among students of a Saudi Girls College.

    Article - En anglais

    Objectives 

    To assess the knowledge and misconceptions regarding health among students of Science and Arts in the Dammam Girls College.

    Design 

    A structured questionnaire was used to assess students'knowledge.

    Setting 

    The Girls'College in Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

    Methods 

    Data was collected from a sample of 632 students who were enrolled in the Faculties of Arts and Sciences.

    Results 

    Students from the Faculties of Sciences and Arts constituted 68.8% and 30.4% of the sample respectively.

    The overall mean knowledge score was 24.04 ± 4.8. Only 9.8% of students had a score of 30 or more out of a total of 40.

    The mean knowledge score was significantly higher among students from the Faculty of Sciences than those from the Faculty of Arts.

    Conclusions 

    Introducing the topic of health education in schools and colleges is mandatory to improve the deficiency of knowledge regarding health in the curricula of schools and colleges.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Education santé, Ecole, Evaluation, Connaissance, Santé, Enfant, Homme, Etudiant, Arabie Saoudite, Asie, Idée fausse

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health education, School, Evaluation, Knowledge, Health, Child, Human, Student, Saudi Arabia, Asia

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0326111

    Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 12/09/1997.