Multivariate analysis of the insulin resistance syndrome in women.

  title={Multivariate analysis of the insulin resistance syndrome in women.},
  author={Karen L. Edwards and Melissa A Austin and Bill Newman and Ekard Mayer and Ronald M. Krauss and Joseph Selby},
  journal={Arteriosclerosis and thrombosis : a journal of vascular biology},
  volume={14 12},
The insulin resistance syndrome (IRS) is characterized by a constellation of interrelated coronary heart disease (CHD) risk factors, including dyslipidemia, obesity, central obesity, elevated systolic blood pressure, and hyperinsulinemia. Factor analysis was used to investigate the clustering of these risk factors in individuals by examining the correlational structure among these variables. Data from 281 genetically unrelated nondiabetic women who participated in exam 2 (1979 to 1980) of the… CONTINUE READING
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