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Metabolic syndrome components in arterial hypertension.
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PMID:  23380777     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The objectives of this study were to identify and compare the prevalence of metabolic syndrome among hypertensive individuals and people with normal blood pressure measurements. The metabolic syndrome definition used in this study is that of the National Cholesterol Education Program/Adult Treatment Panel (NCEP-ATP III). The data referring to the clinical and biochemical profiles were processed using the SPSS software to obtain absolute frequencies and percentages. The Student's t-test was used to compare the means, with values of p<0.05 considered statistically significant. The sample was comprised of 93 participants with normal blood pressure levels and 168 participants with hypertension. It was found that 60.7% of the individuals with hypertension had metabolic syndrome, versus 18.3% of those with normal blood pressure levels. Individuals with hypertension showed a significant difference in blood pressure levels (p<0.001), abdominal circumference (p<0.001), blood glucose (p<0.05) and plasma triglycerides (p<0.05). The frequency of cardiometabolic risks associated with metabolic syndrome is greater when hypertension is present.
Authors:
Leila Maria Marchi-Alves; Ariane Ranzani Rigotti; Maria Suely Nogueira; Claudia Bernardi Cesarino; Simone de Godoy
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da U S P     Volume:  46     ISSN:  0080-6234     ISO Abbreviation:  Rev Esc Enferm USP     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-2-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0242726     Medline TA:  Rev Esc Enferm USP     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG; POR     Pagination:  1348-1353     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Departamento de Enfermagem Geral e Especializada, Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brasil, lmarchi@eerp.usp.br.
Vernacular Title:
Componentes da síndrome metabólica na hipertensão arterial.
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