Metabolic Syndrome of Occupational Drivers
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.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Retrospective
|Official Title:||Analysis of Health Status of Occupational Driver|
|Study Start Date:||March 2009|
|Study Completion Date:||May 2010|
|Primary Completion Date:||December 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
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.