volume 55, issue 2, P164-170 2011
DOI: 10.1590/s0004-27302011000200009
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Abstract: ABSTRACTObjective: To compare the prevalence of metabolic abnormalities (MA) and metabolic syndrome (MS) assessed by different criteria among Brazilian adolescents. Subjects and methods: Weighted prevalence of MA and MS were estimated using criteria adapted from the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), National Cholesterol Education Program, Adult Treatment Panel III (NCEP/ATP III), and the World Health Organization (WHO) in a probabilistic sample of 577 students aged 12-19. Results: The most prevalent MA…

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