Ethnic Differences in the Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome: Results from a Multi-Ethnic Population-Based Survey in Malaysia

@inproceedings{Rampal2012EthnicDI,
  title={Ethnic Differences in the Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome: Results from a Multi-Ethnic Population-Based Survey in Malaysia},
  author={Sanjay Rampal and Sanjiv Mahadeva and Eliseo Guallar and Awang M. Bulgiba and Rosmawati Mohamed and Ramlee Bin Rahmat and Mohamad Taha Arif and Lekhraj Rampal},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
INTRODUCTION The prevalence of metabolic syndrome is increasing disproportionately among the different ethnicities in Asia compared to the rest of the world. This study aims to determine the differences in the prevalence of metabolic syndrome across ethnicities in Malaysia, a multi-ethnic country. METHODS In 2004, we conducted a national cross-sectional… CONTINUE READING