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dc.contributorYasein, N.EN
dc.contributorMasa'd, D.EN
dc.date.accessioned2014-06-17T09:46:40Z
dc.date.available2014-06-17T09:46:40Z
dc.date.issued2011EN
dc.identifier.issn1020-3397EN
dc.identifier.otherhttp://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/V17/12/17_12_2011_0943_0948.pdfEN
dc.identifier.urihttp://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/118226
dc.description943-948EN
dc.description.abstractThis study assessed the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome, and its components, as defined by Adult Treatment Panel III criteria in Jordanian patients attending a family practice clinic for management of cardiovascular risk factors. The sample was 730 randomly selected patients aged >/= 25 years. The prevalence of metabolic syndrome was 37.4% [‎31.7% in men; 41.0% in women]‎. The prevalence increased with age in the total sample and in both sexes. High waist circumference showed the highest prevalence in the total sample [‎61.6%]‎. Among females it ranked as the first criterion [‎73.5%]‎. High serum triglyceride level showed the highest prevalence in males [‎50.2%]‎. Differences between the sexes were significant. Family practitioners should be alerted to the importance of multiple risk factors in the metabolic syndromeEN
dc.language.isoenEN
dc.subjectPrevalenceEN
dc.subjectRisk FactorsEN
dc.subjectFamily PracticeEN
dc.subjectAge DistributionEN
dc.subjectSex DistributionEN
dc.subject.meshMetabolic Syndrome XEN
dc.titleMetabolic syndrome in family practice in Jordan: a study of high-risk groupsEN
dc.relation.ispartofjournalEMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 17 (‎12)‎, 943-948, 2011


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