Survey of Thai-Muslim Health Status

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Mahidol University Identifier:
First received: June 17, 2008
Last updated: NA
Last verified: September 2005
History: No changes posted
The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence and risk factors of diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia among Thai muslim population aged 35-75 years.

Condition Intervention
Other: No intervention

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Survey of Thai-Muslim Health Status

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Further study details as provided by Mahidol University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • prevalence of diabetes, hypertension and hyperlipidemia [ Time Frame: after a 12 h overnight fast ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
Blood serum

Enrollment: 1488
Study Start Date: September 2005
Study Completion Date: April 2006
Primary Completion Date: April 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Healthy participants (physically and mentally).
Other: No intervention
No intervention

Detailed Description:
This was a cross-sectional study conducted in Bangkok and surrounding provinces. Approximately 1500 participants were enrolled. Study staff interviewed participants on basic demographic data, health status, physical activities, food frequency and 24-hour recall. Anthropometry (body weight, height, hip and waist circumference) and physical assessment (blood pressure)were measured. Ten milliliters of venous blood was drawn by venipuncture after a 12 h overnight fast for determination of fasting plasma glucose (FPG) and blood lipid concentrations (total cholesterol, triglyceride, and HDL-cholesterol). FPG was measured by the enzymatic colorimetric method with glucose oxidase.21 Total cholesterol was determined by the cholesterol oxidase method and serum triglycerides concentration was determined by standardized enzymatic procedures using glycerol phosphate oxidase assay.22, 23 HDL- cholesterol was measured by enzymatic assays.24 LDL cholesterol was calculated according to the method of Friedwald et al.25 All samples were analyzed when internal quality control met the acceptable criteria. Intra-and inter-assay CVs were 2.01% and 3.01% for FPG, 1.87% and 4.24% for total cholesterol, 0.93% and 11.6% for triacylglycerols, and 0.99% and 1.49% for HDL cholesterol, respectively.

Ages Eligible for Study:   35 Years to 95 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Thai muslim residents in 4 muslim communities in and around Bangkok.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 35 y and older muslim
  • free from severe communicable diseases and mental disorders

Exclusion Criteria:

  • not able to complete the interviews or obtain blood samples for analysis
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00701454

Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University
Phuttamonthon, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand, 73170
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mahidol University
Study Director: Emorn Wasantwisut, Ph.D. Mahidol University
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Nipa Rojroongwasinkul / Assistant Professor, Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University Identifier: NCT00701454     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: INMU-2006-01
Study First Received: June 17, 2008
Last Updated: June 17, 2008
Health Authority: Thailand: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Mahidol University:
Metabolic syndrome

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases processed this record on November 27, 2015