Send to:

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
Psychiatry Res. 2012 Dec 30;200(2-3):1035-7. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2012.03.043. Epub 2012 Apr 14.

Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in patients with schizophrenia in India.

Author information

  • 1Department of Psychiatry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India.


Prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) was estimated in 227 patients with schizophrenia. A total of 43.6% of patients fulfilled International Diabetes Federation (IDF) criteria and 44.5% met modified National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel-III (NCEP ATP- III) criteria of MS. Increased waist circumference was the most common abnormality (64.8%) and high glucose level was the least common (15.9%). In regression analysis, age more than 35 years (OR-3.37), female gender (odds ratios (OR-1.81)), urban locality (OR-2.08), being employed (OR-2.12) and BMI more than 25 (OR-5.64) emerged as significant predictors of MS.

Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.

[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Full text links

    Icon for Elsevier Science
    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk