All-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality increased with metabolic syndrome in Taiwanese.

@article{Huang2008AllcauseAC,
  title={All-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality increased with metabolic syndrome in Taiwanese.},
  author={Kuo-Chin Huang and L Lee and Ching-Yu Chen and Pei-Kun Sung},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2008},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={684-9}
}
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to investigate the relationship between mortality and metabolic syndrome using the America Heart Association/National Heart Lung Blood Institute (AHA/NHLBI) and International Diabetes Federation (IDF) definitions in a Taiwanese cohort. METHODS AND PROCEDURES A total of 124,513 participants, aged 20-94 years, from four nationwide health centers in Taiwan were recruited from 1998 to 1999. Cox proportional hazard regression analyses were used to estimate the relative… CONTINUE READING

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