The interesting paper by Al-Harrasi et al
1appears to be yet another paper on risk factors for diabetes. The conclusions drawn are not unexpected. The method used in examining them, structural equation modeling (SEM) however, is not (yet) frequently used in diabetes research. Two things are striking about these risk factors – firstly, there are a lot of them; secondly, they are not all independent.
- Al-Harrasi A
- Pinto AD
- Jayapal SK
- et al.
Structural equation modelling to identify the direct and indirect risk factors of diabetes in adults: Findings from a national survey.
Am J Med Sci. 2022; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjms.2022.03.003
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Published online: May 10, 2022
Accepted: May 4, 2022
Received: April 18, 2022
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