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Relationship between Kimchi and Metabolic Syndrome in Korean Adults : Data from the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (KNHANES) 2007~2012
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Relationship between Kimchi and Metabolic Syndrome in Korean Adults : Data from the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (KNHANES) 2007~2012
Kim, Hyeon-Ji; Ju, Se-Young; Park, Chae-Rin; Park, Yoo Kyoung;
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The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between Kimchi intake and the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Korean adults (over 19 years old), using data from the Korean National Health & Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES), 2007~2012. A total of 30,630 participants were analyzed in this study. Metabolic syndrome was diagnosed using the NCEP ATP III criteria standards. Out of the 30,630 participants, 8,230 (23.45%) had meatabolic syndrome. When the subjects were grouped by their Kimchi intake, those who consumed a sufficient amount (36.0~82.125 g) showed a lower prevalence of metabolic syndrome (P<0.001). However, multiple logistic regression analysis results after adjusting for sex and age, exercise status, smoking status, drinking status, energy intake, income level, occupation, area, frequency of eating-out, showed that the Kimchi intake did not significantly affect the odds ratio of metabolic syndrome. High sodium contents of Kimchi was the major cause of various cardiovascular diseases, and was associated with the hypertension risk factors of the metabolic syndrome. However, in this study, the Kimchi intake, even after adjusting sodium intake, did not have negative influence on the development of metabolic syndrome.
Kimchi;metabolic syndrome;Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey;
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아동 및 청소년의 대사증후군 유병여부에 따른 식생활 평가 및 관련 요인: 2007~2013 국민건강영양조사 자료를 중심으로,권용석;김양숙;안은미;강현주;박영희;김영;

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