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Lifestyle factors associated with overweight and obesity among Saudi adolescents

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Public Health, May 2012
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
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  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (66th percentile)

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Title
Lifestyle factors associated with overweight and obesity among Saudi adolescents
Published in
BMC Public Health, May 2012
DOI 10.1186/1471-2458-12-354
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Authors

Hazzaa M Al-Hazzaa, Nada A Abahussain, Hana I Al-Sobayel, Dina M Qahwaji, Abdulrahman O Musaiger

Abstract

A better understanding of the relationships between obesity and lifestyle factors is necessary for effective prevention and management of obesity in youth. Therefore, the objective of this study was to evaluate the associations between obesity measures and several lifestyle factors, including physical activity, sedentary behaviors and dietary habits among Saudi adolescents aged 14-19 years.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Saudi Arabia 2 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
India 1 <1%
France 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Luxembourg 1 <1%
Unknown 279 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 56 19%
Student > Bachelor 48 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 45 16%
Student > Postgraduate 22 8%
Researcher 17 6%
Other 59 20%
Unknown 41 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 86 30%
Nursing and Health Professions 49 17%
Social Sciences 33 11%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 15 5%
Sports and Recreations 12 4%
Other 46 16%
Unknown 47 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 9. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 01 January 2019.
All research outputs
#2,147,988
of 14,545,878 outputs
Outputs from BMC Public Health
#2,424
of 10,054 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#16,905
of 123,606 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Public Health
#2
of 6 outputs
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