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Sex differences in relationships between metabolic syndrome components and factors associated with health-related quality of life in middle-aged adults living in the community: a cross-sectional study in Taiwan.

Authors
  • Liu, Cheng-Chieh1
  • Chang, Hsiao-Ting2, 3
  • Chiang, Shu-Chiung4
  • Chen, Harn-Shen3, 5
  • Lin, Ming-Hwai2, 3
  • Chen, Tzeng-Ji2, 3, 4
  • Hwang, Shinn-Jang6, 7
  • 1 Division of Family Medicine, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital Pingtung Branch, No.1, Anping Lane 1, Jausheng Rd, Neipu Township, Pingtung, Taiwan. , (Taiwan)
  • 2 Department of Family Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No. 201, Section 2, Shipai Road, Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan. , (Taiwan)
  • 3 School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. , (Taiwan)
  • 4 Institute of Hospital and Health Care Administration, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. , (Taiwan)
  • 5 Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No. 201, Sec. 2, Shipai Road, Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan. , (Taiwan)
  • 6 Department of Family Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No. 201, Section 2, Shipai Road, Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan. [email protected] , (Taiwan)
  • 7 School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. [email protected] , (Taiwan)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Health and Quality of Life Outcomes
Publisher
Springer (Biomed Central Ltd.)
Publication Date
Apr 27, 2018
Volume
16
Issue
1
Pages
76–76
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1186/s12955-018-0910-2
PMID: 29699575
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
Unknown

Abstract

There were sex differences in the relationships between metabolic syndrome components and factors associated with HRQoL among middle-aged adults living in the community in Taiwan. Further research should be conducted to investigate mechanisms of these sex differences.

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