Table 2: Odd ratiosa of the incident MetS parameters in phase I, II and III.

Characteristicsphase Iphase IIphase III

Boys
 obesity11.40 (1.16–1.68)*1.49 (1.19–1.87)*
 Abdominal obesity12.28 (1.95–2.67)*2.61 (2.19–3.12)*
 High FBG10.90 (0.69–1.18)0.47 (0.34–0.64)*
 Low HDL-C11.51 (1.32–1.73)*0.84 (0.73–0.96)*
 High TG10.68 (0.58–0.78)*0.63 (0.54–0.74)*
 High BP10.45 (0.37–0.53)*0.42 (0.34–0.52)*
 MetS11.1 (0.90–1.33)0.94 (0.73–1.22)

Girls
 obesity11.42 (1.14–1.77)*1.41 (1.07–1.84)*
 Abdominal obesity11.08 (0.912–1.28)0.98 (0.79–1.21)
 High FBG10.78 (0.56–1.08)0.59 (0.42–0.83)*
 Low HDL-C11.89 (1.66–2.14)*1.07 (0.93–1.22)
 High TG10.65 (0.67–0.75)*0.50 (0.43–0.58)*
 High BP10.50 (0.43–0.58)*0.21 (0.16–0.27)*
 MetS10.21 (0.16–0.27)*0.55 (0.41–0.75)*

Obesity, BMI ≥ 95th percentile for age and sex; abdominal obesity, WC ≥ 90th percentile for age and sex; high FBG, FBS ≥ 100 (mg/dL); Low HDL-C, HDL-C < 40 (mg/dL); high TG, TG ≥ 110 (mg/dL); High BP, SBP, and/or DBP ≥90th percentile for sex, age, and height.
a(95% Confidence interval).
* value <0.05 compare to phase I.