Journal article

The circadian syndrome predicts cardiovascular disease better than metabolic syndrome in Chinese adults.

Z Shi, J Tuomilehto, N Kronfeld-Schor, GK Alberti, N Stern, A El-Osta, C Bilu, H Einat, P Zimmet

Journal of Internal Medicine | Published : 2021


BACKGROUND: To compare the predictive value of the circadian syndrome (CircS) and Metabolic syndrome (MetS) for cardiovascular disease. METHOD: We used the data of 9360 Chinese adults aged ≥40 years from the 2011 China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study (CHARLS). Of the participants, 8253 people were followed in the 2015 survey. MetS was defined using the harmonized criteria. CircS was based on the components of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) MetS plus short sleep and depression. The cut-off for CircS was set as ≥4. Multivariable logistic regression analysis was used to examine the associations. RESULTS: The prevalence of CircS and MetS was 39.0% and 44.7%. Both MetS and C..

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