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Table 4 Number of metabolic syndrome (MetS) components by gender according to the modified NCEP-ATP III criteria among adult outpatients (N = 325) at St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

From: Disease burden and associated risk factors for metabolic syndrome among adults in Ethiopia

Number of MetS components Total N = 325(%) Men N = 155 (%) Women N = 170 (%)
0 75 (23.1) 35 (22.6) 40 (23.5)
1 98 (30.2) 48 (30.9) 50 (29.4)
2 86 (26.5) 44 (28.4) 42 (24.7)
3 44 (13.5) 22 (14.2) 22 (12.9)
4 18 (5.5) 4 (2.6) 14 (8.2)
5 4 (1.2) 2 (1.3) 2 (1.2)