Hypertriglyceridemic waist phenotype and associated lifestyle factors in a national population of youths: CASPIAN Study.

@article{Alavian2008HypertriglyceridemicWP,
  title={Hypertriglyceridemic waist phenotype and associated lifestyle factors in a national population of youths: CASPIAN Study.},
  author={S M Alavian and Mohammad Esmaeil Motlagh and Gelayol Ardalan and Molouk Motaghian and Amir Hossein Davarpanah and Roya Kelishadi},
  journal={Journal of tropical pediatrics},
  year={2008},
  volume={54 3},
  pages={169-77}
}
The objectives of the current study, that is the first of its kind, were to determine the prevalence of the hypertriglyceridemic waist (HW) phenotype in a nationally representative sample of children, as well as the metabolic risk factors identified by HW, and to identify lifestyle habits related to this phenotype. This national survey was conducted on 4811 representative school-students. We assessed the sensitivity and specificity of the HW phenotype for abnormal anthropometric and biochemical… CONTINUE READING

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