Table 1

Summary of studies on midwakh use

AuthorDesignSample size/populationTime frame of data collectionOutcome measure
Al-Houqani et al13Cross-sectionalN=170 430 virtually complete capture of adult UAE nationals2.2 yearsPrevalence of midwakh use
Shaikh et al37Pre–postN=97 convenience sample of male university students in the UAE1 dayAcute blood pressure
Jayakumary et al36Cross-sectionalN=104 university students in the UAE1 yearPrevalence of dokha use
Aden et al35Cross-sectionalN=9337 adult applicants for marriage license in the UAE9 monthsPrevalence of midwakh use