Amna Rehana Siddiqui
King Saud University
Publications 35
Published on Apr 8, 2019in BMC Cardiovascular Disorders1.95
AlJohara M. AlQuaiz5
Estimated H-index: 5
(KSU: King Saud University),
Amna Rehana Siddiqui13
Estimated H-index: 13
(KSU: King Saud University)
+ 2 AuthorsAli M. Al-Hazmi3
Estimated H-index: 3
(KSU: King Saud University)
Background Studies from Saudi Arabia have reported a continued increase in the prevalence of cardiovascular diseases and their associated risk factors. The objective of this study was to measure the gender differences in the cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk based on Framingham risk scores (FRS) and to explore the association of FRS with sedentary life style including physical inactivity, sitting time and central obesity among Saudi adults.
Published on Jan 1, 2018in BioMed Research International2.20
Mohammad Afzal Mahmood9
Estimated H-index: 9
(University of Adelaide),
Ismi Mufidah1
Estimated H-index: 1
+ 6 AuthorsHayfaa A Wahabi8
Estimated H-index: 8
(KSU: King Saud University)
Background. Despite significant reduction in maternal mortality, there are still many regions in the world that suffer from high mortality. District Kutai Kartanegara, Indonesia, is one such region where consistently high maternal mortality was observed despite high rate of delivery by skilled birth attendants. Method. Thirty maternal deaths were reviewed using verbal autopsy interviews, terminal event reporting, medical records’ review, and Death Audit Committee reports, using a comprehensive r...
Published on Nov 17, 2017in BMJ27.60
Bhargav Krishna2
Estimated H-index: 2
(Public Health Foundation of India),
Kalpana Balakrishnan44
Estimated H-index: 44
(SRU: Sri Ramachandra University)
+ 3 AuthorsMichael Brauer72
Estimated H-index: 72
(UBC: University of British Columbia)
Bhargav Krishna and colleagues call for health driven, multisectoral policy making with defined air quality targets to curb the impact of air pollution exposure in South Asia
Published on Mar 1, 2017in International Journal of Social Psychiatry1.37
Amna Rehana Siddiqui13
Estimated H-index: 13
Sarah Mahasin + 5 AuthorsAlJohara M. AlQuaiz5
Estimated H-index: 5
Background: Depression literacy in general population constitutes an ability to understand depression, with knowledge of disease, its risk factors and symptoms. High levels of depression literacy promote early intervention, potentially reducing related disability. Aim: This study investigated the depression literacy in women visitors to clinics of a tertiary care hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Methods: Women of 18 and more years were surveyed during their visit to primary and other healthcare...
Published on Jan 1, 2017in International journal of health sciences
Shafiq Ur Rehman1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Aga Khan University),
Amna Rehana Siddiqui13
Estimated H-index: 13
(KSU: King Saud University)
+ 4 AuthorsMohammad Tahir Yousafzai7
Estimated H-index: 7
(Aga Khan University)
Objectives: We aimed this study to determine the relationship of various factors related to poor immunization in children in an earthquake affected community. Methods: We conducted this cross sectional study during 2007-2008 in Muzaffarabad district of Pakistani side of Kashmir. We selected 43 villages as clusters and in the second, 860 children between 12-24 months were selected from households through systematic sampling. Mothers of the eligible children were interviewed with a questionnaire. ...
Published on Dec 1, 2016in BMC Public Health2.57
Saira Ibrahim1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Aga Khan University),
Anwar Ali Siddiqui14
Estimated H-index: 14
(Aga Khan University)
+ 3 AuthorsEl-Nasir Lalani30
Estimated H-index: 30
(Aga Khan University)
The seroprevalence of human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) infection ranges from 30 to 90 % in developed countries. Reliable estimates of HCMV seroprevalence are not available for Pakistan. This study determined the seroprevalence and sociodemographic factors associated with HCMV infection in adult populations of Karachi, Pakistan. A seroprevalence survey was conducted on 1000 adults, including residents of two semi-urban communities, and visitors to a government and a private hospital. Questionnaire-ba...