Table 3: Individual components of MetS associated with memory test scores: multivariate analyses (β #).

List A, trial 1Total recall Trials 1–5, List AShort delay free recallShort delay cued recallLong delay free recallLong delay cued recallRate of forgettingProactive
interference
Retroactive interference

Abdominal obesity−.081−.237**−.274*−.276*−.308**−.273*−.149−.043.032
Low HDL cholesterol−.094−.153−.193−132−.211*−.152−.100.069.011
High triglycerides−.159−.237*−.202*−.195−.240*−.196−.146.056.165
Hypertension−.136−.046−.047−.016−.124−.058−.167.110−.104
Hyperglycaemia−.083.004−.028−.041−.111−.019−.163−.044−.101

#: Adjusted for age, sex, education, smoking and alcohol use. *P ≤ 0.05; **P ≤ 0.01.