Effectiveness of using e-government platform "Absher" as a tool for noncommunicable diseases survey in Saudi Arabia 2019-2020: A cross-sectional study

Alluhidan, M. and Alsukait, R.F. and Alghaith, T. and Saber, R. and Alamri, A. and Al-Muhsen, S. and Alhowaitan, F. and Alqarni, A. and Herbst, C.H. and Alazemi, N. and Hersi, A.S. (2022) Effectiveness of using e-government platform "Absher" as a tool for noncommunicable diseases survey in Saudi Arabia 2019-2020: A cross-sectional study. Frontiers in Public Health, 10.

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Abstract

Background: E-government platforms provide an opportunity to use a novel data source for population health surveillance (also known as e-health). Absher is a Saudi e-government platform with 23 million authenticated users, including residents and citizens in Saudi Arabia. All Absher users were invited to participate in a web-based survey to estimate the prevalence of noncommunicable diseases and their risk factors in Saudi Arabia. Objective: To assess the potential of using an e-government platform (Absher) to administer web-based health surveys. Methods: A cross-sectional, web-based health survey was administered to Absher users between April 2019 and March 2020. The survey instrument included eight items and took

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Frontiers in Public Health
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Export Date: 20 October 2022
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21 Oct 2022 10:50
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