The Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and Its Associated Factors in an Urban City
Recruitment status was Recruiting
The secondary objective is to evaluate the agreement between these criteria and the prevalence of concordant and discordant according to different criteria.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Random Sample
Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
|Official Title:||The Study for the Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and Its Associated Factors in an Urban City- Comparison of Agreement for Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome Among the WHO, NCEP ATP III and Taiwan Definitions|
|Study Start Date:||August 2005|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||July 2006|
Up to now, there has been to uniform case definition for the metabolic syndrome. The World Health Organization and the Third Report of the National Cholesterol Education Program's Adult Treatment Panel (ATP III), and Bureau of Health Promotion, Taiwan proposed different criteria for the metabolic syndrome. Therefore, the secondary objective is to evaluate the agreement between these criteria and the prevalence of concordant and discordant according to different criteria. Three thousand persons will be randomly selected from resident of Taichung City. All the participants will fulfill a structured questionnaire. Blood pressure, anthropometric variables are measured. Biochemical markers are analyzed by a biochemical autoanalyzer. Kappa will be used to estimate the agreement between different criteria.
|Contact: Li C Ing, MS.||886-4-22052121 ext firstname.lastname@example.org|
|China Medical University Hospital||Recruiting|
|Taichung city, Taiwan, 404|
|Contact: Li C Ing, MS 886-4-22052121 ext 4263 email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator:||Lin C Chieh, Professor||School of Medicine, China Medical Universtiy|