Association between heart rate and multiple risk factor syndrome: cross-sectional analysis of a screened cohort in Okinawa, Japan.


BACKGROUND Increased heart rate (HR) and metabolic syndrome are risk factors for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, but their relationship has not been studied in a large, screened cohort. METHODS AND RESULTS The association between HR and multiple risk factor syndrome, resembling metabolic syndrome, was examined in participants of a health… (More)