Journal article

Association of C-reactive protein and metabolic syndrome in a rural Chinese population

Jiangping Wen, Yuanbo Liang, Fenghua Wang, Lanping Sun, Yongjun Gao, Xinrong Duan, Xiangyi Liu, Qiushan Tao, Tien Yin Wong, Xinxin Lu, Ningli Wang

CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2009

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To explore the relationship between C-reactive protein (CRP) and metabolic syndrome (MetS) in a rural Chinese population. DESIGN AND METHODS: We performed a population-based cross-sectional study. RESULTS: The median CRP was 0.90 mg/L. After exclusion of subjects with a CRP value >10 mg/L, The median CRP with 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 components of MetS were 0.61, 0.61, 0.73, 1.07, 1.51, and 1.16 mg/L (P=0.029 for linear trend) in men, and were 0.37, 0.45, 0.62, 1.10, 1.52, and 2.17 mg/L (P=0.002 for linear trend) in women, respectively. After adjustment for potential confounders, compared with those without components of MetS, those with 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 components of MetS had ORs of..

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Grants

Awarded by National Basic Research Program of China


Awarded by Ministry of Science and Technology of China


Awarded by Beijing Tongren Hospital


Funding Acknowledgements

This study was supported by the National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program), the Ministry of Science and Technology of China (Grant 2007CB512201), the Ministry of Health of China and The Handan Bureau of Science & Technology. Additional support was provided by Beijing Tongren Hospital (Grant 2005).