Ethnic disparities in metabolic syndrome in malaysia: an analysis by risk factors.

@article{Tan2011EthnicDI,
  title={Ethnic disparities in metabolic syndrome in malaysia: an analysis by risk factors.},
  author={Andrew K. G. Tan and Richard A. Dunn and Steven T. Yen},
  journal={Metabolic syndrome and related disorders},
  year={2011},
  volume={9 6},
  pages={441-51}
}
BACKGROUND This study investigates ethnic disparities in metabolic syndrome in Malaysia. METHODS Data were obtained from the Malaysia Non-Communicable Disease Surveillance-1 (2005/2006). Logistic regressions of metabolic syndrome health risks on sociodemographic and health-lifestyle factors were conducted using a multiracial (Malay, Chinese, and Indian and other ethnic groups) sample of 2,366 individuals. RESULTS Among both males and females, the prevalence of metabolic syndrome amongst… CONTINUE READING
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