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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 because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified March 2006 by China Medical University Hospital.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
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Collaborator:
National Science Council, Taiwan
Information provided by:
China Medical University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00308672
First received: March 29, 2006
Last updated: NA
Last verified: March 2006
History: No changes posted

March 29, 2006
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The Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and Its Associated Factors in an Urban City
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

The secondary objective is to evaluate the agreement between these criteria and the prevalence of concordant and discordant according to different criteria.

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.

Observational
Allocation: Random Sample
Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
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Prediabetes
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruiting
3000
July 2006
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Inclusion Criteria:

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

Exclusion Criteria:

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Both
40 Years and older
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Contact: Li C Ing, MS. 886-4-22052121 ext 4263 a6446@www.cmuh.org.tw
Taiwan
 
NCT00308672
NSC94-2314-B-039-024
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China Medical University Hospital
National Science Council, Taiwan
Principal Investigator: Lin C Chieh, Professor School of Medicine, China Medical Universtiy
China Medical University Hospital
March 2006

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