Metabolic Syndrome of Occupational Drivers

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00982761
First received: September 22, 2009
Last updated: July 21, 2010
Last verified: September 2009
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to discover the health status of occupational drivers. The health status includes data collection of body mass index, blood pressure, central obesity, anxiety scale scores, smoking habit and related cessation therapy, etc.


Condition
Metabolic Syndrome

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Analysis of Health Status of Occupational Driver

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Further study details as provided by Far Eastern Memorial Hospital:

Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: March 2009
Study Completion Date: May 2010
Primary Completion Date: December 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

Occupational drivers' health is essential for passengers' safety. However, occupational drivers' health is damaged by long-term sitting and driving, lack of exercise, stress from traffic, and irregular diet. The objectives of this study were to assess the health status of occupational drivers in Taiwan. The measures included blood pressure, central obesity, fasting blood sugar, triglyceride, body mass index (BMI), anxiety scale scores, and metabolic syndrome, etc.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 64 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

This study is to understand the health status of occupational status. Occupational drivers work in a sitting position for long durations, facing traffic stress, irregular mealtimes and lack of exercise etc, and may impede their health. For passengers, their safety is related to the occupational drivers' health status and should pay attention to the health condition of the occupational drivers.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • metabolic syndrome
  • hypertension
  • anxiety scale scores

Exclusion Criteria:

  • hyperuricemia
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Sponsors and Collaborators
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
Investigators
Study Chair: Chung Yin Wu, MD Chung Yin Wu
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Research Ethics Review Committee
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00982761     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 098012-3
Study First Received: September 22, 2009
Last Updated: July 21, 2010
Health Authority: Taiwan: Department of Health

Keywords provided by Far Eastern Memorial Hospital:
occupational drivers
health status

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Metabolic Syndrome X
Insulin Resistance
Hyperinsulinism
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases

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