Síndrome metabólica em adolescentes de diferentes estados nutricionais

@inproceedings{Neto2012SndromeME,
  title={S{\'i}ndrome metab{\'o}lica em adolescentes de diferentes estados nutricionais},
  author={Antonio Stabelini Neto and Rodrigo Bozza and Anderson Zampier Ulbrich and Luis Paulo Gomes Mascarenhas and Margaret C S Boguszewski and Wagner de Campos},
  year={2012}
}
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in adolescents of different nutritional status. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: The sample consisted of 582 adolescents aged 12 to 18 years. Body mass index (BMI) classification of nutritional status was performed using the NCHS growth charts. MetS diagnosis was determined by the presence of three or more risk factors. RESULTS: Overall MetS prevalence was 6.7% (CI: 4.9%-9%); in boys, prevalence was 9.4%; and in girls, 4.1%. MetS… CONTINUE READING

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