Table 1: Baseline characteristics and clinical parameters in men and women with and without MetS.

VariablesMenWomen
Without MetS
( )
with MetS
( )
valueWithout MetS
( )
with MetS
( )
value

Hypertension (%) 18 (11.7)40 (48.8)<0.00118 (15.0)37 (33.0)0.001
Diabetes mellitus (%)4 (2.6)29 (35.4)<0.0013 (2.5)39 (34.8)<0.001
Dyslipidemia (%)100 (64.9)73 (89.0)<0.00179 (65.8)105 (93.8)<0.001
Age (years) 0.94254.21/8.5056.25/9.050.078
BMI (kg/m2) <0.00128.41/4.6132.26/4.53<0.001
Systolic blood pressure (mm Hg) <0.001119.04/18.63128.90/17.19<0.001
Diastolic blood pressure (mm Hg) <0.00176.93/7.4980.10/9.300.005
Fasting blood glucose (mg/dL) <0.00181.93/11.54109.80/45.94<0.001
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 0.078213.18/35.54218.48/45.120.319
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL) <0.00153.80/11.5644.79/9.31<0.001
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 0.939101.03/24.25121.71/27.770.844
Triglyceride (mg/dL)142.35/63.99269.63/196.30<0.001134.18/60.38232.85/123.59<0.001