Prevalence of Asthma and Rhinitis Symptoms Among Secondary School Students in Saudi Arabia

This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Information provided by:
King Abdulaziz Medical City
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01085916
First received: March 11, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: February 2010
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March 11, 2010
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Prevalence of Asthma and Rhinitis Symptoms Among Secondary School Students in Saudi Arabia
Prevalence of Asthma and Rhinitis Symptoms Among Secondary School Students in Saudi Arabia

The purpose of this cross-sectional survey study is to describe the prevalence of asthma and Rhinitis symptoms among secondary school students in Saudi Arabia.

Cross sectional survey based on ISAAC protocol to characterize the symptoms of asthma and rhinitis and measure their frequency and its prevalence among secondary schools students (age 15 to 18 years, boys and girls) in Riyadh city, Saudi Arabia in period from 1st of April 2010 to 31st of May 2010.

The ISAAC protocol stated that the study population should consist of at least 3,000 students aged 15-18 years- in this case, enrolled in at least 40 randomly selected schools.

The 15-18 year age group was chosen because it is the age most adolescents go to school regularly, making data collection easier. Once requested by the research team, the education authority will provide a list of all secondary schools in Riyadh city and the number of students by school and their grades.

There are 400 secondary schools for boys and 400 school for girls (total number of boys and girls students 50,000).

A two stage stratified random sample of 4000 students will be selected out of secondary schools for boys and girls , Their ages range from 16 to 18 years.

Observational
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
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Probability Sample

4000 students will be selected out of secondary schools for boys and girls , Their ages range from 16 to 18 years.

  • Asthma
  • Rhinitis
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Enrolling by invitation
4000
May 2010
April 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 15:18 year age group

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Younger than 15 years or older than 18 years
Both
15 Years to 18 Years
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NCT01085916
KingAbdulazizMC 001
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Dr Mohamed Ouda Al Anaezi, King Abdul Aziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
King Abdulaziz Medical City
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
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King Abdulaziz Medical City
February 2010

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