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Research Article

Metabolic Syndrome according to Three Definitions in Hammam-Sousse Sahloul Heart Study: A City Based Tunisian Study

Table 3

Prevalence of various components of MetS in general population and by gender according to NCEP ATP III 2001 [6], IDF 2005 [7], and JIS 2009 [8] definitions.

Higher WC
(%)
Hypertension
(%)
Hypertriglyceridemia
(%)
Low HDL-C
(%)
Hyperglycemia
(%)

IDF 2005 [7] and JIS 2009** [8]
 General population ( ) 834 (74.4)614 (54.8)114 (10.2)695 (62)265 (23.7)
 Men ( )204 (56)238 (65.4)56 (15.3)232 (63.7)101 (27.7)
 Women ( )628 (83)374 (49.4)58 (7.7)462 (61.1)164 (21.7)
<0.0001<0.00010.00010.380 0.028
NCEP ATP III 2001 [6]
 General population ( ) 605 (54)443 (39.5)114 (10.2)701 (62.5)266 (23.7)
 Men ( )101 (27.9)163 (44.8)56 (15.3)239 (65.6)101 (27.7)
 Women ( )506 (66.9)278 (36.8)58 (7.7)462 (61.1)164 (21.7)
<0.00010.0030.00010.135 0.028

Comparison of prevalence of studied component according to gender.
**Limits are the same as from IDF 2005 [7] and JIS 2009 [8] so their results are reported together.