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The Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and Its Associated Factors in an Urban City

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified March 2006 by China Medical University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00308672
First Posted: March 30, 2006
Last Update Posted: March 30, 2006
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Collaborator:
National Science Council, Taiwan
Information provided by:
China Medical University Hospital
  Purpose
The secondary objective is to evaluate the agreement between these criteria and the prevalence of concordant and discordant according to different criteria.

Condition
Prediabetes

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Allocation: Random Sample
Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Retrospective/Prospective
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

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Further study details as provided by China Medical University Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 3000
Study Start Date: August 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2006
Detailed Description:
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.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

Residents aged 40 and over of Taichung City, Taiwan in October, 2004.

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00308672


Contacts
Contact: Li C Ing, MS. 886-4-22052121 ext 4263 a6446@www.cmuh.org.tw

Locations
Taiwan
China Medical University Hospital Recruiting
Taichung city, Taiwan, 404
Contact: Li C Ing, MS    886-4-22052121 ext 4263    a6446@www.cmuh.org.tw   
Sponsors and Collaborators
China Medical University Hospital
National Science Council, Taiwan
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Lin C Chieh, Professor School of Medicine, China Medical Universtiy
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00308672     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NSC94-2314-B-039-024
First Submitted: March 29, 2006
First Posted: March 30, 2006
Last Update Posted: March 30, 2006
Last Verified: March 2006

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Metabolic Syndrome X
Prediabetic State
Insulin Resistance
Hyperinsulinism
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Diabetes Mellitus
Endocrine System Diseases