Prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its relation to body composition in a Chinese rural population.

@article{Feng2006PrevalenceOM,
  title={Prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its relation to body composition in a Chinese rural population.},
  author={Yan Feng and Xiumei Hong and Zhiping Li and Wenbin Zhang and Delai Jin and Xue Liu and Yan Zhang and Frank B Hu and Lee-Jen Wei and Tonghua Zang and Xiping Xu and Xin Xu},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2006},
  volume={14 11},
  pages={2089-98}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) with three different working definitions in a rural Chinese population and to examine its relation to body composition. RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES A total of 18,630 adults 25 to 64 years old (mean age, 45.8 years; 51.2% men) from 5686 families were enrolled from Anhui province of China during 2004 to 2005. Anthropometric measurement, body composition, blood pressure, plasma lipids, and fasting glucose and insulin and a… CONTINUE READING