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This article is from BMC Family Practice, volume 15.AbstractBackground: To investigate the association between metabolic syndrome, including its factors, and gallstone disease GSD in a Taiwanese population. Methods: We conducted a cross-sectional study during 2011 ~ 2012. A total of 12050 subjects who completed a questionnaire and underwent physical examination, laboratory tests and abdominal ultrasonography formed the study population. Results: The prevalences of metabolic syndrome and gallstone disease were 24.09% and 6.16%. In an age- and sex-adjusted logistic regression model, metabolic syndrome was associated with gallstone disease OR = 1.61; P 



Author: Lin, I-Ching; Yang, Yu-Wen; Wu, Mei-Feng; Yeh, Yi-Hui; Liou, Jenn-Chang; Lin, Ying-Li; Chiang, Chih-Hsiang

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