Prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its components among working-age residents of the Kyrgyz Republic

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Aim. To study of the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and its components among residents of the Kyrgyz Republic.

Methods. This study was conducted within the framework of the international «INTEREPID» project, in which, in addition to Kyrgyzstan, the Russian Federation and Kazakhstan participated. Study type is cross-sectional epidemiological study. A cohort was formed randomly, consisting of 1672 people, representative of sex and age structure of the population. In addition to completing the questionnaire, we performed the following examinations: estimation of height, body weight and waist size, measurement of blood pressure and heart rate, electrocardiogram, as well as the determination of a number of biochemical parameters: sugar and creatinine levels in blood and lipid profile (low density lipoproteins, high density lipoproteins and triglycerides levels).

Results.Among the residents of the Kyrgyz Republic the prevalence of metabolic syndrome was 30.9% with predominance of its occurrence among women (33.3% vs. 27.7% in men, p

Conclusion. Among the residents of the Kyrgyz Republic the high prevalence of the metabolic syndrome was registered with certain gender and ethnic features of its components occurrence.

About the authors

A G Polupanov

National Center of Cardiology and Therapy named after M.M. Mirrakhimov

Author for correspondence.

A V Kontsevaya

National Research Center for Preventive medicine


Zh A Mamasaidov

Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University named after B.N. Yeltsin


A N Khalmatov

National Center of Cardiology and Therapy named after M.M. Mirrakhimov


A T Altymysheva

National Center of Cardiology and Therapy named after M.M. Mirrakhimov


A S Dzhumagulova

National Center of Cardiology and Therapy named after M.M. Mirrakhimov



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