Majed Mohammed Alghamdi | Saudi Arabia

International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)

Majed Mohammed Alghamdi

The Saudi Joint Program for Preventive Medicine, Directorate of Health Affairs, Ministry of Health, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia


  • Research   
    Prevalence and Epidemiological Features of COVID-19 Cases in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Author(s): Fatemah Saleh Alzaghabi* and Majed Mohammed Alghamdi

    Objectives: In March 2020, the World Health Organization declared Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) as a pandemic. This study aims to measure the prevalence of COVID-19 and epidemiological features of laboratoryconfirmed COVID-19 cases in the Jeddah Region, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Methods: A multi-center, analytical, cross-sectional study was conducted on 21,272 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases from March 1 to May 31, 2020, in Jeddah Region, KSA. The cases included all ages and genders with no exclusion criteria. We estimated a confidence interval of 95%, a margin of error of 5%, and a response distribution of 50%. Using this information, we calculated the sample size using Raosoft as 416 cases. Data variables included demographic data, and information such as travel history, status as healthcare workers, and others variables. Results: The prevalence of COVID-19 in the Jed.. Read More»

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