Low back pain and obesity in primary health care, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
To assess the prevalence of obesity and its association with low bark pain in patients attending health rare centres.
A case-control study of 2460 Arab patients attending urban and rural health centres in Riyadh region was conducted during Jan-Feb 1993.
Twelve health centres participated in the study.
All patients attending the health centres with low bark pain (cases) were compared with patients free from bark pain (non-cases) Results: The mean ages were 34 years for males and 32 years for females.
Only 17.6% cases can be considered as non-obese compared with 42.6% non-obese among non-cases.
The mean body mass index (BMI) of cases was 306 +- 6.1 kg/m2 compared with 26.7 +5.8 kg/m2 of non-cases (p < 0.01).
Mots-clés Pascal : Obésité, Lombalgie, Association, Soin santé primaire, Arabie Saoudite, Asie, Homme, Etude statistique, Epidémiologie, Etat nutritionnel, Douleur, Rachis lombaire, Trouble nutrition, Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie, Rachis pathologie, Rachialgie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Obesity, Low back pain, Association, Primary health care, Saudi Arabia, Asia, Human, Statistical study, Epidemiology, Nutritional status, Pain, Lumbar spine, Nutrition disorder, Diseases of the osteoarticular system, Disease of the spine, Rachialgia
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Cote : 94-0439838
Code Inist : 002B22B. Création : 199406.