Dramatic escalation in metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular risk in a Chinese population experiencing rapid economic development

@inproceedings{Lao2014DramaticEI,
  title={Dramatic escalation in metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular risk in a Chinese population experiencing rapid economic development},
  author={Xiang Qian Lao and Wenjun Ma and Tanja Sobko and Yong Zhang and Yanjun Xu and Xiao Xu and Dong Mei Yu and Shao Ping Nie and Qiu Mao Cai and Xiao Lin Wei and Liang Z. Xia and Martin Chi-sang Wong},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Metabolic syndrome (MetSyn) increases the incidence of cardiovascular disease. Information on changes in prevalence of MetSyn in developing countries is limited. This study aims to compare MetSyn prevalence and its associated vascular risk over the period between 2002 and 2010 in a population which has had the world's fastest economic development over the past three decades. METHODS Two health surveys were conducted by using the multistage cluster random sampling method in a… CONTINUE READING
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