The metabolic syndrome adds utility to the prediction of mortality over its components: The Vietnam Experience Study

G Neil Thomas, Anna C Phillips, Douglas Carroll, Catharine R. Gale, G David Batty

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The metabolic syndrome increases mortality risk. However, as "non-affected" individuals may still have up to two risk factors, the utility of using three or more components to identify the syndrome, and its predictive advantage over individual components have yet to be determined.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)256-61
Number of pages6
JournalAtherosclerosis
Volume210
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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