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The prevalence of metabolic syndrome in the north of Iran. An epidemiologic comparative study

Veghari, G. and Sedaghat, M. and Banihashem, S. and Moharloei, P. and Angizeh, A. and Tazik, E. and Moghaddami, A. and Kordy, K. and Honarvar, M. (2015) The prevalence of metabolic syndrome in the north of Iran. An epidemiologic comparative study. Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research, 6 (4). pp. 172-175. ISSN 09762833

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Background and Objective: The metabolic syndrome (MetS) increases the risk of cardiovascular diseases and the main aim of this study is to explorer prevalence of it in the north of Iran with comparison of Turkman and non-Turkman ethnic groups in 2012. Material and Methods: This is a cross-sectional study that conducted on the 248 subjects aged 25-70 years (Turkman=88 and non-Turkman=160). Individuals were chosen randomly from 25 clusters. Waist circumference was measured with the subject standing at the end of normal breathing; blood pressure was measured in three times and 5 ml of venous blood drawn after 8-12 h fast in the morning for laboratory test. Biochemical analysis including fasting blood glucose, triglyceride and high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol was assayed using a commercially kit (Pars Azmoon, Karaj, Iran). ATP-III method and SPSS 16.0 software (Chicago II, USA) were used for diagnosis of MetS and for statistical analyzes, respectively. P-value < 0.05 considered statistically significant. Results: Compare to Turkman group, the mean of FBG (fasting blood glucose), triglyceride and waist circumference are 15.9 mg/dl, 30.2 mg/dl and 6.5 cm were more in non-Turkman group, respectively (P<0.05 for all). The Pearson's correlation coefficient is positive between age and MetS (r=0.287, P=0.01). Generally, MetS was common in 37.9 of subjects and it was 14.7 in non-Turkman more than in Turkman people (P=0.015). Prevalence rate of MetS in men and women was 29.7 and 43.5, respectively (P=0.001). Conclusion: In the north of Iran, the prevalence of MetS is high and it was in non-Turkman ethnic group more than in Turkman group and in women more than in men while gender differences only was shown in non-Turkman ethnic group.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: glucose; high density lipoprotein cholesterol; triacylglycerol, adult; age; aged; Article; cholesterol blood level; comparative study; controlled study; cross-sectional study; diabetes mellitus; diastolic blood pressure; ethnic difference; female; glucose blood level; human; hypertension; hypertriglyceridemia; Iran; major clinical study; male; metabolic syndrome X; obesity; prevalence; priority journal; sex difference; systolic blood pressure; triacylglycerol blood level; waist circumference
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Divisions: معاونت تحقیقات و فناوری
Depositing User: GOUMS
Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2016 09:50
Last Modified: 08 May 2018 07:18
URI: http://eprints.goums.ac.ir/id/eprint/4659

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