Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome in an Adult Urban Population in The South of Iran

@inproceedings{Rahmanian2012PrevalenceOM,
  title={Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome in an Adult Urban Population in The South of Iran},
  author={Keramatollah Rahmanian and Mohammad Shojaie},
  year={2012}
}
OBJECTIVE: We determine the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in an urban population of Jahrom, a city located in the south of Iran. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Randomly selected subjects ≥30 years-old were studied using stratified sampling. Target study sample was 892 (405 men and 487 women). Metabolic syndrome was diagnosed using modified Adult Treatment Panel guidelines when any three of the following were present: central obesity, raised triglyceride ≥150 mg/dl, low high-density lipoprotein… CONTINUE READING