Frequency and affecting factors of metabolic syndrome in women older than 20 years of age


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KİTİŞ Y., BİLGİLİ N., Hisar F., AYAZ ALKAYA S.

ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.10, no.2, pp.111-119, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/akd.2010.033
  • Journal Name: ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.111-119
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality affecting increasing number of people. This was a cross-sectional study aiming to identify the prevalence of MS and risk factors in women aged 20 years and older.