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International Journal of Hypertension
Volume 2012, Article ID 819726, 8 pages
Research Article

Prevalence of Metabolic Abnormalities and Association with Obesity among Saudi College Students

1King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC), Riyadh 11426, Saudi Arabia
2King Saud bin-Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, National Guard Health Affairs, Riyadh 11426, Saudi Arabia

Received 3 March 2012; Revised 18 October 2012; Accepted 19 October 2012

Academic Editor: Amgad N. Makaryus

Copyright © 2012 Mostafa A. Abolfotouh 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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