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Lipid accumulation product: a simple and accurate index for predicting metabolic syndrome in Taiwanese people aged 50 and over

Jui-Kun Chiang12 and Malcolm Koo3*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Family Medicine, Buddhist Dalin Tzu Chi General Hospital, Chiayi, Taiwan

2 Department of Biotechnology, Chia Nan University of Pharmacy & Science, Tainan, Taiwan

3 Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, Toronto, ON M5T 3M7, Canada

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BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2012, 12:78  doi:10.1186/1471-2261-12-78

Published: 24 September 2012

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Programming code in R, Microsoft Excel and OpenOffice Calc for calculating the probability of metabolic syndrome based on the logistic regression model of lipid accumulation product.

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