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Ethnic Differences in the Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome: Results from a Multi-Ethnic Population-Based Survey in Malaysia

  • Sanjay Rampal equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Sanjay Rampal, Sanjiv Mahadeva

    Affiliations: Julius Centre University of Malaya, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Department of Epidemiology and Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Sanjiv Mahadeva equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Sanjay Rampal, Sanjiv Mahadeva

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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  • Eliseo Guallar,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology and Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, Area of Cardiovascular Epidemiology and Population Genetics, National Center for Cardiovascular Research (CNIC), Madrid, Spain

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  • Awang Bulgiba,

    Affiliation: Julius Centre University of Malaya, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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  • Rosmawati Mohamed,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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  • Ramlee Rahmat,

    Affiliation: Ministry of Health, Putrajaya, Malaysia

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  • Mohamad Taha Arif,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Sarawak Malaysia, Sarawak, Malaysia

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  • Lekhraj Rampal mail

    rampal@medic.upm.edu.my

    Affiliation: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia

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  • Published: September 28, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046365

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