The prevalence of metabolic syndrome among young adults in Izmir, Turkey.

@article{Soysal2005ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of metabolic syndrome among young adults in Izmir, Turkey.},
  author={A. Þebnem Soysal and Yuecel Demiral and Dilek Ersil Soysal and Reyhan S Ucku and Mehmet Koeseoglu and Gazanfer Aksakoğlu},
  journal={Anadolu kardiyoloji dergisi : AKD = the Anatolian journal of cardiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={
          196-201
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its components among the young adult ages in Izmir, Turkey. METHODS A population-based cross-sectional study was held including 885 subjects aged between 20 to 39 years from 45 primary health care centres in Konak, which is the biggest urban area in Izmir. A stratified sampling method was used to select the participants of 318 males and 567 females. In the study, metabolic syndrome was classified… CONTINUE READING

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