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__Armaghane Danesh__ 2019, 24(1): 72-84 Back to browse issues page
The Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and Its Predictors in Gachsaran Oil Industry Workers, Kohgilouyeh and Boyerahmad Province 2017
A Pourmohammadi 1, E Hosseini1, A Musavizadeh2, M Hosseini Kia1
1- Department of Nutritional Science, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, Iran
2- Department of Epidemiology, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, Iran
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Background & aim: Metabolic syndrome is the result of a general imbalance of metabolic processes in the body which increases mortality due to cardiovascular disease. The syndrome has recently attracted the attention of health care researchers to its impact on quality of life. Rational differences and occupational diversity affect the prevalence of metabolic syndrome. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of the disease among Gachsaran oil industry employees.
 
Methods: The present paper was a descriptive cross-sectional study. During the years 2016-20173, 360 employees were randomly selected using a questionnaire, Alpikado pressure gauge, and Scala scale. Fasting blood samples were taken to measure triglyceride, glucose, LDL, HDL, and total cholesterol. Diagnosis was performed using NCEP ATP III criteria, with prevalence of less than 10, 10-25 and above 25% as low, moderate and high prevalence respectively. The collected data were analyzed using Chi-Square and logistic regression.
 
Results: The prevalence of metabolic syndrome in the whole sample was 30.3, 31.2 and 7.1%, respectively. Furthermore, the prevalence of abdominal obesity was 74.1%, thyroid triglyceride 46.6%, high systolic blood pressure 39, HDL cholesterol Low 33, fasting blood glucose was 13.3 and high diastolic pressure was 13%. A reduction in serum HDL cholesterol and one increase in waist circumference, systolic blood pressure, fasting blood glucose and triglyceride were associated with a 15, 14, 7, 4 and 1 percent increase the odds of contracting a disease , respectively.
 
Conclusion: The prevalence of high metabolic syndrome was higher; in addition, the prevalence was higher in men than in women. This indicated the impact of gender differences and occupational situations on the prevalence of this metabolic disorder. Therefore, the necessity of paying more attention to specific occupations in periodic studies is recommended.
 
 
Keywords: Prevalence, Metabolic syndrome, Prognosticator, Oil industry workers
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Nutrition
Received: 2019/03/6 | Accepted: 2019/03/6 | Published: 2019/03/6
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Pourmohammadi A, Hosseini E, Musavizadeh A, Hosseini Kia M. The Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and Its Predictors in Gachsaran Oil Industry Workers, Kohgilouyeh and Boyerahmad Province 2017. Armaghane danesh. 2019; 24 (1) :72-84
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