Factor analysis of risk variables associated with metabolic syndrome in Asian Indian adolescents.

@article{Ghosh2007FactorAO,
  title={Factor analysis of risk variables associated with metabolic syndrome in Asian Indian adolescents.},
  author={Arnab Ghosh},
  journal={American journal of human biology : the official journal of the Human Biology Council},
  year={2007},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={34-40}
}
  • Arnab Ghosh
  • Published 2007 in
    American journal of human biology : the official…
The purpose of the present cross-sectional study was to identify components of risk variables associated with metabolic syndrome in Asian Indian adolescents. The sample included 400 adolescents (boys = 200; mean age, 15.0 +/- 4.5 years; girls = 200; mean age, 14.4 +/- 3.8 years) from Calcutta, India. The following variables were considered: body mass index, waist circumference, sum of four skinfolds, subscapular/triceps ratio, total cholesterol, triglycerides, blood glucose, and systolic… CONTINUE READING

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