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Health Status of School Students in Kuwait (Health Survey) (Published)

The purpose of the study is to investigate the health status of students in Kuwait. The objectives of the study were; to determine the distribution of general diseases among coincidently selected sample of elementary school students in designated areas in Kuwait city. Trained teachers were used to interview and measure the students. To achieve the objective, students from elementary schools were randomly chosen from different geographically located areas. The number of students in the selected sample is 7274 who are all males and from elementary level, their ages vary between 11 to 18 years. In conclusion, this study gives an indication that different kinds of diseases were detected in elementary school students and especially asthma using interview techniques. Geographical variations with respect to disease were observed and obese student were more likely to report asthma complaints

Keywords: Health Status, Kuwait, School, Student