Table 2: Comparison of blood parameters between subjects with and without metabolic syndrome.

No metabolic syndrome ( )Metabolic syndrome ( ) value

Leukocytes (109/L) 8.6 ± 2.38.9 ± 2.10.2531
  Neutrophils (%)70.1 ± 8.668.9 ± 9.10.186
  Lymphocytes (%)23.7 ± 7.123.8 ± 7.00.844
  Monocytes (%)4.9 ± 1.85.3 ± 1.90.044
  Eosinophils (%)0.82 (0.05–1.07)1.00 (0.45–1.85)0.0022
CRP (mg/L)39.6 ± 7.49.5 ± 8.00.865
Cholesterol (mmol/L)5.2 ± 1.05.1 ± 1.10.198
HDL-cholesterol (mmol/L)1.3 ± 0.31.1 ± 0.2<0.001
LDL-cholesterol (mmol/L)3.5 ± 0.93.3 ± 1.10.108
Triglyceride (mmol/L)1.0 ± 0.41.6 ± 1.0<0.001
Glucose (mmol/L)6.3 ± 1.38.2 ± 3.9<0.001
HbA1C (%)5.52 ± 0.46.4 ± 1.5<0.001
Insulin (mE/L)356.2 ± 58.175.0 ± 79.4<0.001
Vitamin D (nmol/L)39.5 ± 22.938.5 ± 17.70.661
IgE (kU/L)3213.5 ± 479.9 197.8 ± 391.30.141
Positive inhalation screen 46.2%44.0%0.694

1Data presented as mean ± standard deviation, value for Student’s -test.
2Data presented as median (1st–3rd quartiles), value for Mann-Whitney test.
3Data were log transformed for statistical analysis.