Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome in Adult Population from Zahedan, Southeast Iran

@inproceedings{Kaykhaei2012PrevalenceOM,
  title={Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome in Adult Population from Zahedan, Southeast Iran},
  author={MA Kaykhaei and Mohammad Hashemi and Behzad Narouie and Abdolsamad Shikhzadeh and Mehdi Jahantigh and E Shirzaei and Behzad Rezazehi and Masoumeh Hoseinian and Soudabe Yousefi and S Masoudian and Abolfazl Emamdadi and SF Alavi and Rahil Mashhadi and Hossein Ansari},
  booktitle={Iranian journal of public health},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND The metabolic syndrome (MES) is associated with a high risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome as well as cut-off points for waist circumference (WC) for diagnosis of MES in Zahedan, southeast Iran. METHODS Totally, 1802 people (735 men and 1067 women) with metabolic syndrome were surveyed according to National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III (NCEP ATP III) and the… CONTINUE READING
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