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

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified February 2010 by King Abdulaziz Medical City.
Recruitment status was:  Enrolling by invitation
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01085916
First Posted: March 12, 2010
Last Update Posted: October 12, 2017
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Collaborator:
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Information provided by:
King Abdulaziz Medical City
  Purpose
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.

Condition
Asthma Rhinitis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Prevalence of Asthma and Rhinitis Symptoms Among Secondary School Students in Saudi Arabia

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Further study details as provided by King Abdulaziz Medical City:

Estimated Enrollment: 4000
Study Start Date: April 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: April 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

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.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
4000 students will be selected out of secondary schools for boys and girls , Their ages range from 16 to 18 years.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 15:18 year age group

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Younger than 15 years or older than 18 years
  Contacts and Locations
No Contacts or Locations Provided
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr Mohamed Ouda Al Anaezi, King Abdul Aziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01085916     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KingAbdulazizMC 001
First Submitted: March 11, 2010
First Posted: March 12, 2010
Last Update Posted: October 12, 2017
Last Verified: February 2010

Keywords provided by King Abdulaziz Medical City:
prevalence of asthma and Rhinitis symptoms among secondary school students in Saudi Arabia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Asthma
Rhinitis
Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Hypersensitivity
Immune System Diseases
Nose Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases