Association of Metabolic syndrome, Metabolic syndrome score and Pulse pressure in Korean Adults: Korea National Health and Nutrition Survey, 2012

한국 성인에서 대사증후군 및 Metabolic syndrome score와 맥압의 관련성-2012 국민건강영양조사에 근거하여

  • Park, Sun-Young (Healthcare Management of Dongkang University) ;
  • Yoon, Hyun (Biomedical laboratory science of Hanlyo University) ;
  • Oh, Hye-Jong (Department of Health science Graduate School of Chosun University)
  • 박선영 (동강대학교 보건행정학과) ;
  • 윤현 (한려대학교 임상병리학과) ;
  • 오혜종 (조선대학교 일반대학원 보건학과)
  • Received : 2014.06.02
  • Accepted : 2014.09.11
  • Published : 2014.09.30


The aim of this study was to assess the association of metabolic syndrome, metabolic syndrome score (MSS) and pulse pressure (PP) in Korean adults. The study subjects were Korean adults 20 years or older (n=5,889) who participated in the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2012. After adjusting for factors, such as year and gender and BMI, the mean PP increased with increasing MSS (MSS 0, $41.30{\pm}0.34mmHg$ and MSS 1, $42.16{\pm}0.31mmHg$ and MSS 2, $44.73{\pm}0.34mmHg$ and MSS, 3, $46.46{\pm}0.42mmHg$ and MSS 4, $48.62{\pm}0.58mmHg$ and MSS 5, $53.50{\pm}1.05mmHg$), and the mean PP for metabolic syndrome($47.25{\pm}0.34mmHg$) increased in comparison to Non-Metabolic syndrome ($42.77{\pm}0.19mmHg$). When logistic regression analysis was performed, the odds ratio (OR) of Hyper-PP (61> PP) for MSS 0 was 4.49 in MSS 1 (95% confidence interval[CI], 2.68-7.57) and 8.01 in MSS 2 (95% CI, 4.77-13.47) and 11.37 in MSS 3 (95% CI, 6.67-19.35) and 19.69 in MSS 4 (95% CI, 11.20-34.60) and 34.07 in MSS 5 (95% CI, 17.44-66.52), metabolic syndrome was associated with an increased Hyper-PP(OR 4.6, 95% CI, 2.0-10.4). Conclusion. These results suggest that an increase in MSS or metabolic syndrome might increase the pulse pressure.


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