Metabolic syndrome and associated factors in Iranian children and adolescents: the CASPIAN-V study

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Heshmat R., Hemati Z., Qorbani M., Asl L. N., Motlagh M. E., Ziaodini H., ...More

JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR AND THORACIC RESEARCH, vol.10, no.4, pp.214-220, 2018 (ESCI) identifier


Introduction: Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is one of the common metabolic disorders seen in children and adolescents. This study aims to assess the rate of the MetS and its associated factors in a nationally-representative sample of Iranian pediatric age groups. 3