Population-based family case-control proband study on familial aggregation of metabolic syndrome: finding from Taiwanese people involved in Keelung community-based integrated screening (KCIS no. 5).

@article{Chiu2007PopulationbasedFC,
  title={Population-based family case-control proband study on familial aggregation of metabolic syndrome: finding from Taiwanese people involved in Keelung community-based integrated screening (KCIS no. 5).},
  author={Yueh-Hsia Chiu and Wen-Yuan Lin and Po-En Wang and Yao-Der Chen and Ting-Ting Wang and Jane Warwick and Tony Hsiu-Hsi Chen},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  year={2007},
  volume={75 3},
  pages={348-56}
}
A population-based case-control proband study was undertaken to elucidate familial aggregation, independent environmental factors, and the interaction between them. A total of 7308 metabolic syndrome (MET-S) cases were identified from the Keelung community-based integrated screening programme between 1999 and 2002. The study has a case-control/family sampling design. A total of 1417 case probands were randomly selected from 3225 metabolic syndrome cases and the corresponding 2458 controls… CONTINUE READING