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Prevalence of metabolic syndrome components in a population of bank employees from St. Petersburg, Russia.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders
1557-8518
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert
Publication Date
Volume
9
Issue
5
Pages
337–343
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1089/met.2011.0028
PMID: 21819220
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Metabolic syndrome and its distinct components were very prevalent in Russian bank office workers. AO was most prevalent component for females with metabolic syndrome, whereas HTN was most prevalent for males. Coexistence of HTN and AO was the most frequent coupling of metabolic syndrome components. Unhealthy lifestyle characterized the selected group and was associated with metabolic syndrome, especially low physical activity.

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