“Cardiovascular risk factors” OR “coronary heart disease risk factors” OR “stroke risk factors”
OR “diabetes mellitus” OR “epidemiology of diabetes mellitus” OR “NIDDM” OR “dyslipidaemia”
OR “epidemiology of dyslipidaemia” OR “hypercholesterolemia” OR “high cholesterol”
OR “smoking” OR “tobacco use” OR “epidemiology of smoking” OR “hypertension”
OR “high blood pressure” OR “epidemiology of hypertension” OR “obesity” OR “overweight” OR “BMI”
OR “epidemiology of obesity” OR “physical activity” OR “exercise” OR “epidemiology of physical activity”
OR “Metabolic Syndrome X” OR “Metabolic syndrome” AND “Saudi Arabia”
Box 1: Selected search terms.