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Table 2 Prevalence of risk factors (%) in different WC categories among NT and HT men and women

From: Cut off values of waist circumference & associated cardiovascular risk in egyptians

Risk Factors WC category (cm)
  < 75 75- 85- 95- 105- > 114.9
NT men       
DM 2.1 2.5 6.8 7.5 23.1 41.7
LVH 4.3 9.0 6.6 3.8 0 0
High TG 4.3 17.3 34.2 48.1 42.3 75.0
Low HDL 44.7 45.7 50.0 58.5 61.5 58.3
High LDL 17.0 21.0 29.6 46.2 19.2 50.0
HT men       
DM 6.9 11.9 14.0 20.7 21.8 34.7
LVH 30.6 24.3 15.8 15.0 21.0 24.3
High TG 12.1 24.7 48.0 52.3 62.7 63.3
Low HDL 34.5 42.9 52.6 56.9 58.2 51.0
High LDL 22.4 27.4 35.1 36.7 43.9 49.0
NT women       
DM 4.4 4.3 8.9 12.0 8.8 20.0
LVH 2.9 1.1 0.9 3.4 6.3 18.2
High TG 8.8 16.1 25.9 29.3 47.1 52.0
Low HDL 66.2 67.7 70.5 71.7 85.3 72.0
High LDL 22.1 31.2 34.2 40.4 52.9 45.8
HT women       
DM 16.0 16.0 17.9 27.2 32.6 32.7
LVH 20.8 19.2 11.1 16.0 15.0 21.3
High TG 9.3 27.5 37.3 46.0 47.2 50.5
Low HDL 54.7 63.4 71.1 70.3 75.0 77.8
High LDL 40.5 38.5 38.7 56.0 49.7 58.6