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Author Sathish, T. ♦ Kannan, S. ♦ Sarma, S. P. ♦ Thankappan, K. R.
Source Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology
Content type Text
Publisher Prev Chronic Dis 2012
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Medicine & health
Subject Domain (in MeSH) Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases ♦ Diseases ♦ Environment and Public Health ♦ Health Care
Abstract We compared the screening performance of risk scores for Asians and whites for diabetes, dysglycemia, and metabolic syndrome. Our subjects were 451 people aged 15 to 64 years who participated in a cohort study from May 2003 through September 2010 in a rural area of the Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala, India. All outcome measures showed overlap in the range of area under the receiver operating characteristic curves of Asian and white diabetes risk scores (DRSs). Asian and white DRSs performed similarly in rural India
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Educational Framework Medical Council of India (MCI)