TITLE

Alcohol use behaviors and risk of metabolic syndrome in South Korean middle-aged men

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p489
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on a research conducted to study the risk of metabolic syndrome (MetS) and alcohol consumption among middle-aged South Korean men. In the study, data was used from the South Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination (KNHANES) IV, 2008. The study concluded that excessive alcohol use behaviors increased the risk of MetS, hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes, and abdominal obesity among middle-aged men.
ACCESSION #
65248718

 

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