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10,000 Local and Resident Families Took Part in the Survey

Alya Zaid Harbi, Director of MoHAP’s Statistics and Research Center, stated that the national health survey kicked off in October 2017, under the theme “My Health is a Priority”. 10,000 families including both residents and locals took part in the survey with a high response rate of 94%.

The survey featured a diverse group of indicators, in accordance with WHO’s standards which serve the requirements of WHO’s members and cover the indicators of the UAE health-related national agenda.

These indicators comprised the diet, physical activity, and screening of cervical cancer, physical measurements, diabetes, cholesterol, cardiovascular diseases, and tobacco.