Factor analysis of the metabolic syndrome among elderly Koreans--the South-west Seoul Study.

@article{Choi2003FactorAO,
  title={Factor analysis of the metabolic syndrome among elderly Koreans--the South-west Seoul Study.},
  author={Kyung Mook Choi and Jae Baek Lee and Kyoung Bog Kim and Do Ram Kim and Seung Kyung Kim and Dong Hyeok Shin and Nan Hee Kim and Ie Byung Park and Dong Seop Choi and Sei Hyun Baik},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={2003},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={99-104}
}
AIMS To examine the relationship between the components of the metabolic syndrome and to explore whether insulin resistance unifies the clustering of components of the metabolic syndrome among urban elderly Koreans using exploratory factor analysis. METHODS We included 1314 non-diabetic subjects over the age of 60 years, selected from a cross-sectional study, which was conducted in 1999 in Seoul, Korea. Factor analysis was carried out using the principle components analysis with Varimax… CONTINUE READING

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