Accuracy of self-reporting of diabetes mellitus and hypertension and its determinants among Omani adults
واصفات البياناتعرض سجل المادة الكامل
The aim of the present study is to investigate the accuracy of Omani subjects’ on self-reporting of diabetes mellitus (DM) and hypertension as compared with the diagnosis of these diseases according to the pre-set criteria; and to examine whether certain subject’s characteristics influence the accuracy of self-reporting of these chronic diseases in a community based survey (National Health Survey, 2000). The study was carried on patients at Madinah Maternity and Children’s Hospital T Residents’ view of the journal club 1028 Saudi Med J 2003; Vol. 24 (9) www.smj.org.sa (MMCH) in Madinah, Al-Munawara, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has 400 beds, 200 of which are pediatric, and it is the main referral hospital for the Madinah region.