Objective: This study was conducted to assess the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) among elderly people in Tabriz. Methods: All data were collected in a cross-sectional survey on 350 participants aged 65-90 years. The prevalence of MetS was estimated using the National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III (NCEP ATPIII).
Citation: Frootan M, Mahdavi R,Moradi T, Mobasseri M, Farrin N, et al. (2011) Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in an elderly population of Tabriz, Iran. Endocrinol Metabol Syndrome S1:003. doi: 10.4172/2161-1017.S1-003