ARCHIVES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, vol.9, no.2, pp.243-253, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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ARCHIVES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE
metabolic syndrome, altitude, age groups, INTERNATIONAL-DIABETES-FEDERATION, RISK-FACTORS, INSULIN-RESISTANCE, PHYSICAL-ACTIVITY, POPULATION, DYSLIPIDEMIA, HYPERTENSION, OBESITY, IMPACT, URBAN
Introduction: The aim of this study is to investigate the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) and its components according to Adult Treatment Panel III (ATP III) and International Diabetes Federation (IDF) criteria and the risk factors affecting MS. Metabolic syndrome prevalence was evaluated according to certain quintet age groups, altitude, location and demographic features.