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Table 3 Pattern of metabolic syndrome in hypertensive patients

From: Risk factors of metabolic syndrome among hypertensive patients at Hawassa University Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, Southern Ethiopia

Parameters Total= 238 (%) Men= 105 (%) Women= 133 (%) p-value
Metabolic syndrome 116 (48.7) 44 (41.9) 72 (54.1) 0.06
Abdominal obesity (waist circumference > 102 cm in men and >88 cm in women) 90 (37.8) 19 (18.1) 71 (53.4) <0.0001
Raised triglycerides 148 (62.2) 69 (65.7) 79 (59.4) 0.32
Reduced HDL-c (<40 mg/dl for men and <50 mg/dl for women) 145 (60.9) 52 (49.5) 93(69.9) 0.001
Raised fast blood sugar (>110 mg/dl) 85 (35.7) 43 (41.0) 42 (31.6) 0.13
Raised SBP (>130 mmHg) 168 (70.6) 82 (78.1) 86 (64.7) 0.02
Raised DBP (>85 mmHg) 109 (45.8) 51(48.6) 58 (43.6) 0.44
Raised BP (>130/85 mmHg) 102 (42.9) 49 (46.7) 53 (39.8) 0.29
  1. HDL-c High Density Lipoprotein-cholesterol, DBP diastolic blood pressure, SBP systolic blood pressure