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Table 3 IMT depending on the presence or absence of metabolic syndrome and the number of components

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

  Men Women
n IMT. mm n IMT. mm
MS not present 36 0.72 ± 0.01 47 0.66 ± 0.009
MS present 33 0.78 ± 0.01 28 0.72 ± 0.01
   р = 0.07   р < 0.05
Number of MS components
 0 10 0.67 ± 0.007 18 0.63 ± 0.007
 1 20 0.72 ± 0.01 28 0.68 ± 0.009
 2 18 0.81 ± 0.009* 17 0.69 ± 0.01
 3 21 0.76 ± 0.01 12 0.76 ± 0.01*#
   р < 0.05   р < 0.01
  1. * - p < 0.01 - in comparison with patients without a single MS component; # - p < 0.05 in comparison with patients with two components of MS