Comparison of anthropometric indices for predicting the risk of metabolic syndrome and its components in Chinese adults: a prospective, longitudinal study

@inproceedings{Wang2017ComparisonOA,
  title={Comparison of anthropometric indices for predicting the risk of metabolic syndrome and its components in Chinese adults: a prospective, longitudinal study},
  author={Haoyu Wang and Aihua Liu and Tong Zhao and Xun Gong and Tianxiao Pang and Yingying Zhou and Yue Xiao and Yumeng Yan and Chenling Fan and Weiping Teng and Yaxin Lai and Zhongyan Shan},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2017}
}
OBJECTIVES Our study aimed to distinguish the ability of anthropometric indices to assess the risk of metabolic syndrome (MetS). DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING Shenyang, China. PARTICIPANTS A total of 379 residents aged between 40 and 65 were enrolled. 253 of them were free of MetS and had been followed up for 4.5 years. METHODS At baseline, all the participants underwent a thorough medical examination. A variety of anthropometric parameters were measured and calculated… CONTINUE READING
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