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Predicting metabolic syndrome by anthropometric measures among adults 35–65 years in the west of Iran; a cross sectional study

Body Composition Assessment
Hamzeh et al.
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Used Parameters : BMI

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Iran

Journal : Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews

Aims Anthropometric indices have been proposed for the early detection of metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its risk factors. The present study aimed to determine optimal cutoff points for the Body Mass Index (BMI), Waist Circumference (WC), and Waist Hip Ratio (WHR) in the prediction of MetS. Methods This cross-sectional study was performed on 9746 adults 35–65 years, recruited in Ravansar Non-Communicable Diseases (RaNCD) cohort. The receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curve analysis was used to compare the …
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