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      Clustering of risk factors for cardiometabolic diseases in low-income, female adolescents

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          ABSTRACT Objective To assess the prevalence and clustering patterns of cardiometabolic risk factors among low-income, female adolescents. Materials and methods Cross-sectional study involving 196 students of public schools (11-19 years old). The following risk factors were considered in the analysis: excess weight, central obesity, dyslipidemia, high blood pressure, and high fasting glucose. The ratio between observed and expected prevalence and its confidence interval were used to identify clustering of risk factors that exceeded expected prevalence in the population. Results The most prevalent risk factors were dyslipidemia (70.9%), and central obesity (39.8%), followed by excess weight (29.6%), and high blood pressure (12.8%). A total of 42.9% of adolescents had two or more risk factors, and 24% had three or more. Excess weight, central obesity, and dyslipidemia were common risk factors in the clustering patterns that showed higher-than-expected prevalence. Conclusions Clustering of risk factors (≥ two factors) among the adolescents showed considerable prevalence, and there was a non-casual coexistence of excess weight, central obesity, and dyslipidemia (mainly low HDL-cholesterol).

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                [1 ] Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte Brazil
                [2 ] Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte Brazil
                [3 ] Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte Brazil
                [4 ] Universidade do Estado do Rio Grande do Norte Brazil
                [5 ] Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte Brazil
                [6 ] Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte Brazil
                [7 ] Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte Brazil
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                Archives of Endocrinology and Metabolism
                Arch. Endocrinol. Metab.
                Sociedade Brasileira de Endocrinologia e Metabologia
                2359-4292
                June 2016
                : 60
                : 3
                : 205-210
                S2359-39972016000300205
                10.1590/2359-3997000000083

                This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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                ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
                MEDICINE, GENERAL & INTERNAL

                Endocrinology & Diabetes, Internal medicine

                Adolescents, risk factors, cardiovascular disease, obesity

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