Relationship between shift work and clustering of the metabolic syndrome diagnostic components.

@article{Kawabe2014RelationshipBS,
  title={Relationship between shift work and clustering of the metabolic syndrome diagnostic components.},
  author={Yuri Kawabe and Yasuyuki Nakamura and Sayuri Kikuchi and Yoshitaka Murakami and Taichiro Tanaka and Toru Takebayashi and Akira Okayama and Katsuyuki Miura and Tomonori Okamura and Hirotsugu Ueshima},
  journal={Journal of atherosclerosis and thrombosis},
  year={2014},
  volume={21 7},
  pages={703-11}
}
AIM To examine the relationship between the type of work and the number of metabolic syndrome diagnostic components(MetS-DC), as well as the risk of MetS, with adjustment for lifestyle habits in Japanese workers. METHODS We examined the baseline data from 4,427 participants(81.4% male) aged 19 to 69 years old. The physical activity of each participant was classified according to the International Physical Activity Questionnaire(IPAQ). We defined the four MetS-DC in this study as follows: 1… CONTINUE READING