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Table 1 Characteristics of the examined patients, depending on the presence of metabolic syndrome

From: Association between the intima-media thickness of the extracranial carotid arteries and metabolic syndrome in ethnic Kyrgyzs

  Men Women
MS not present (n = 36) MS present (n = 33) MS not present (n = 47) MS present (n = 28)
Age 52.3 ± 9.5 51.6 ± 8.0 48.6 ± 7.2 52.9 ± 7.9*
BMI, kg/m2 26.4 ± 3.1 29.8 ± 3.7$ 26 ± 4.5 31.3 ± 4.5^
WC, cm 93.8 ± 8.5 103.5 ± 8.3$ 83.4 ± 9.5 96.8 ± 6.5^
SBP#, mmHg. 135 (128–152) 146 (135–157)* 128 (119–136) 140 (134–160)&
DBP#, mmHg. 89 (81–96) 93 (89–102)** 83 (77–91) 91 (80–96)
TC, mmol/L 5.1 ± 0.9 5.5 ± 0.9 5.02 ± 0.9 4.97 ± 1.3
TG#, mmol/L 1.2 (0.9–1.4) 2.2 (1.7–3.5)^ 1.0 (0.8–1.2) 1.5 (1.1–2.0)$
HDL-C#, mmol/L 1.15 (1.02–1.4) 0.83 (0.7–1.0)^ 1.4 (1.3–1.6) 1.03 (0.8–1.2)^
LDL-C, mmol/L 3.2 ± 0.8 3.4 ± 0.9 3.1 ± 0.8 3.2 ± 1.03
Glucose#, mmol/L 5.2 (5.04–5.4) 6.2 (5.7–6.6)^ 5.2 (4.9–5.5) 5.8 (5.5–6.3)^
Smoking, n (%) 15 (41.7) 11 (33.3) 0 (0) 0 (0)
AH, n (%) 18 (50) 27 (81.8)* 12 (25.5) 18 (64.3)**
Dyslipidemia, n (%) 12 (33.3) 32 (96.7)^ 14 (29.8) 27 (96.4)^
Hyperglycemia, n (%) 5 (13.9) 25 (75.8)^ 7 (14.9) 20 (71.4)^
IMT#, mm 0.72 ± 0.01 0.78 ± 0.01 0.66 ± 0.009 0.72 ± 0.01*
  1. BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, TC total cholesterol, TG triglycerides, HDL-C cholesterol of high-density lipoproteins, LDL-C low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. Hereinafter in Tables 2 and 3: AH arterial hypertension, MS metabolic syndrome, IMT the average thickness of the intima-media complex; # = the data are represented as median (25–75%), * - p < 0.05; ** - p < 0.01; & - p < 0.001; $ - p < 0.0001; ^ - p < 0.00001