Intra-urban differences in the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in southern India -- the Chennai Urban Population Study (CUPS No. 4).

@article{Mohan2001IntraurbanDI,
  title={Intra-urban differences in the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in southern India -- the Chennai Urban Population Study (CUPS No. 4).},
  author={Viswanathan Mohan and Subramaniam Shanthirani and R Manasa Deepa and G. Premalatha and Nadiminty Ganapathi Sastry and Raghavan Saroja},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={2001},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={280-7}
}
AIMS To assess the influence of socioeconomic status on the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in an urban south Indian population in Chennai. METHODS The Chennai Urban Population Study is an epidemiological study involving two residential colonies in Chennai (formerly Madras) in south India representing the middle and lower income groups. All individuals > or = 20 years of age living in the colonies were invited to participate in the study. Of the total 1399 eligible subjects, 1262… CONTINUE READING

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