Korean J Fam Pract 2020; 10(1): 1-2  https://doi.org/10.21215/kjfp.2020.10.1.1
Caution in the Use of Prevalence Data of Metabolic Syndrome
Yang-Hyun Kim*
Department of Family Medicine, Korea University College of Meidicine, Seoul, Korea
Yang-Hyun Kim
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Received: February 7, 2020; Accepted: February 7, 2020; Published online: February 20, 2020.
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