High prevalence of metabolic syndrome in the Black population of Cape Town: The Cardiovascular Risk in Black South Africans (CRIBSA) study.


AIMS To determine the metabolic syndrome prevalence by the 2009 harmonised criteria in 25-74-year-old urban Africans in Cape Town. METHODS In 2008/2009, a representative cross-sectional sample, stratified by age and gender, was randomly selected. Cardiovascular risk factors were determined with questionnaires, clinical measurements and biochemical… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/2047487314549744


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