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Table 2 Mean values of cardiovascular risk factors in patients with metabolic syndrome according to IDF and NHLBI/AHA criteria and in patients without metabolic syndrome

From: Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in patients with carotid disease according to NHLBI/AHA and IDF criteria: a cross-sectional study

  Without MetS MetS by both criteria MetS by IDF only MetS by NHLBI/AHA only
  (n = 157) (n = 368) (n = 69) (n = 50)
  Mean (95%CI) Mean (95%CI) Mean (95%CI) Mean (95%CI)
Age (years) 65.7 (64.4, 67.1) 65.3 (64.5, 66.0) 63.7 (61.5, 65.9) 64.9 (62.5, 67.4)
Body mass index (kg/m2) 24.4 (23.9, 25.0) 29.0 (26.8, 27.4) 25.8 (25.3, 26.3) 23.4 (22.8, 24.1)
Waist circumference (cm) 89.9 (88.2, 91.7) 102.6 (101.7, 103.6) 92.0 (90.3, 93.6) 87.2 (85.6, 88.9)
% of body fat 27.7 (26.6, 28.7) 34.2 (33.6, 34.9) 30.8 (29.3, 32.2) 26.8 (25.4, 28.2)
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 138.1 (134.8, 141.2) 144.3 (142.4, 146.2) 141.9 (137.1, 146.7) 147.1 (141.2, 153.0)
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 80.4 (78.6, 82.1) 84.1 (83.0, 85.0) 82.0 (79.2, 84.9) 81.7 (79.0, 84.3)
Triglycerides (mmol/L) 1.3 (1.2, 1.3) 2.2 (2.1, 2.3) 1.5 (1.4, 1.6) 1.9 (1.7, 2.1)
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) 5.2 (5.0, 5.4) 5.3 (5.2, 5.4) 5.1 (4.8, 5.3) 5.3 (4.9, 5.6)
HDL - C (mmol/L) 1.2 (1.1, 1.3) 1.0 (1.0, 1.0) 1.1 (1.0, 1.6) 0.9 (0.9, 1.0)
LDL - C (mmol/L) 3.5 (3.3, 3.6) 3.4 (3.3, 3.5) 3.2 (3.0, 3.5) 3.4 (3.1, 3.8)
Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/L) 4.8 (4.6, 4.9) 5.8 (5.6, 6.0) 5.0 (4.8, 5.2) 6.1 (5.4, 6.7)
hsCRP (mg/L) 4.7 (3.5, 5.9) 4.0 (3.4, 4.6) 3.9 (2.6, 5.3) 2.6 (1.7, 3.6)
Fibrinogen (g/L) 3.4 (3.3, 3.6) 3.4 (3.3, 3.5) 3.4 (3.1, 3.7) 3.2 (2.9, 3.5)
Serum uric acid (μmol/L) 315.2 (302.8, 327.6) 356.3 (346.6, 366.1) 325.0 (307.1, 342.9) 326.9 (302.0, 351.9)
  1. HDL - C: High density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL - C: Low density lipoprotein cholesterol; hsCRP: high sensitivity C reactive protein.