Association of Osteoarthritis with prevalence of Metabolic syndrome: based on 2009-2010 Korean National Health & Nutrition Survey

골관절염과 대사증후군과의 상관관계: 2009-2010년 국민건강영양조사 이용

  • Oh, Ji-Eun (Department of Biomedical Laboratory Science, Far East University) ;
  • Lim, Se-Hyun (Department of Nursing, Far East University)
  • 오지은 (극동대학교 임상병리학과) ;
  • 임세현 (극동대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2016.06.02
  • Accepted : 2016.07.20
  • Published : 2016.07.28


This study was attempted to investigate the possible association of osteoarthritis with the metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its components in Korean adults based on the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES). The prevalence of MetS was significantly increased in OA group in women. To investigate the association between the components for MetS and osteoarthritis, we analyzed the mean values of 5 components of MetS, waist circumference (WC), triglyceride (TG), HDL-cholesterol, systolic blood pressure, and fasting plasma glucose in normal and OA group. In women, WC, TG, HDL, and systolic blood pressure were associated with the development of OA. Moreover, accumulation of components of MetS was significantly related to the prevalence of OA in Korean men and women. These data suggest that MetS might be a novel risk factor for OA and MetS should be taken into account in the prevention and treatment of OA for Korean adults as well.


Osteoarthritis;Metabolic syndrome;MetS risk factors;age;abdominal obesity


Supported by : 한국의학연구소


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