Metabolic syndrome prevalence according to ATP III and IDF criteria and related factors in Turkish adults


GÜNDOĞAN K., BAYRAM F., Gedik V., Kaya A., Karaman A. , Demir O., ...More

ARCHIVES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, vol.9, no.2, pp.243-253, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.5114/aoms.2013.34560
  • Title of Journal : ARCHIVES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE
  • Page Numbers: pp.243-253

Abstract

Introduction: The aim of this study is to investigate the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) and its components according to Adult Treatment Panel III (ATP III) and International Diabetes Federation (IDF) criteria and the risk factors affecting MS. Metabolic syndrome prevalence was evaluated according to certain quintet age groups, altitude, location and demographic features.