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International Journal of Endocrinology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 702095, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/702095
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Metabolic Syndrome and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in a National Sample of Adolescent Population in the Middle East and North Africa: The CASPIAN III Study

1Osteoporosis Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3Department of Epidemiology, Chronic Diseases Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4Department of Public Health, Alborz University of Medical Sciences, Karaj, Iran
5Bureau of Population, Family and School Health, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Tehran, Iran
6Department of Pediatrics, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
7Bureau of Health and Fitness, Ministry of Education and Training, Tehran, Iran
8Department of Pediatrics, Child Growth and Development Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

Received 14 October 2012; Revised 25 December 2012; Accepted 25 December 2012

Academic Editor: Mario Maggi

Copyright © 2013 Patricia Khashayar et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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