Association between Metabolic Syndrome and Osteoporosis in Korean Adults Aged Over 50 Years Old Using the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2016-2017
Journal of Health Informatics and Statistics
Objectives: The aim of the study was to investigate the association between metabolic syndrome and osteoporosis in Korean adults aged over 50 years old. Methods: The study subjects were 5,529 Korean adults aged over 50 years old who participated in the first year and second year of the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2015)(2016). The data were analyzed by frequency analysis, descriptive analysis, chi-square test, t-test and multiple logistic regression analysis. Results:
... analysis. Results: The prevalence of osteoporosis diagnosed by doctor 7.6% for men and 26.0% for women, respectively. In multiple logistic regression analysis, the odds ratio (OR) for osteoporosis (OR 1.26, 95% confidence interval: 1.04-1.54) in abnormal triglyceride subjects were significantly higher than those of normal triglyceride. Conclusions: There was a significant association between triglyceride and osteoporosis in Korean adults aged over 50 years old. Further study is needed to analyze the association between metabolic syndrome and osteoporosis.