The Metabolic Syndrome Risk and Related Factors who Admitted to the Cardiology Outpatient Clinic

  • Sinan Aslan Adıyaman University Health HighSchool, Department Of Nursing, Adıyaman, Turkey
  • Dr. Emine Derya Ister Adıyaman University Health HighSchool, Department Of Nursing, Adıyaman, Turkey
  • Hakan Taşolar Adıyaman University Training and Research Hospital, Adıyaman, Turkey
  • Safiye Gunduz Adıyaman University Health High School, Department Of Nursing, Adıyaman, Turkey
  • Zubeyde Bekar Adıyaman University Health High School, Department Of Nursing, Adıyaman, Turkey
  • Aysegul Ozdemir Adıyaman University Health High School, Department Of Nursing, Adıyaman, Turkey
Keywords: Metabolic Syndrome, risk, patients, outpatient clinic, cardiology

Abstract

Objectives: This study was carried out to determine the metabolic syndrome risk and related factors of metabolic syndrome risk. Material and Methods: This descriptive study was conducted on three outpatient clinics of Cardiology at Adıyaman University Training and Research Hospital. The sample of the study consisted 268 patients who agreed to participate the study. Data was collected by questionnaire. The Statistical Package for the Social
Sciences (SPSS, version 16.0 for Windows) were used the analyze data. Percentage and Chi-Square test were used to evaluate for data. Results: The 58.6% of patients were female, 86.6% of them were married. The 67.5% of patients had chronic disease and 32.1% of these patients first degree relatives had chronic disease. The 44.8% of patients were overweight and 26.9% of patients were obesite. 42.5% of the patients had the high risk, 48.5% of the patients had medium risk of metabolic syndrome. There was statistically significant relationship between metabolic syndrome risk and age, gender, marital status, having chronic diseases (p<0.05). There was statistically significant relationship between metabolic syndrome risk body mass index and hypertension (p<0.05). Conclusion: The majority of patients who were admitted to the Cardiology outpatient clinics had medium and high MS risk. There was statistically significant relationship between MS risk and age, gender, marital status, education level, body mass indeks, chronic disease.

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Author Biographies

Sinan Aslan, Adıyaman University Health HighSchool, Department Of Nursing, Adıyaman, Turkey

Research Assistant

Dr. Emine Derya Ister, Adıyaman University Health HighSchool, Department Of Nursing, Adıyaman, Turkey

Research Assistant

Hakan Taşolar, Adıyaman University Training and Research Hospital, Adıyaman, Turkey

Cardiologist

Safiye Gunduz, Adıyaman University Health High School, Department Of Nursing, Adıyaman, Turkey

Nursing Student

Zubeyde Bekar , Adıyaman University Health High School, Department Of Nursing, Adıyaman, Turkey

Nursing Student

Aysegul Ozdemir, Adıyaman University Health High School, Department Of Nursing, Adıyaman, Turkey

Nursing Student

Published
2016-06-30
How to Cite
Sinan Aslan, Dr. Emine Derya Ister, Hakan Taşolar, Safiye Gunduz, Zubeyde Bekar, & Aysegul Ozdemir. (2016). The Metabolic Syndrome Risk and Related Factors who Admitted to the Cardiology Outpatient Clinic. Asian Pacific Journal of Health Sciences, 3(2), 163-169. https://doi.org/10.21276/apjhs.2016.3.2.28