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Research Article

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

Table 7

Definitions of MetS.

AbnormalitiesNCEP ATP III [6]IDF 2005 definition [7]JIS 2009 [8]
MetS was defined as having three or more of the following abnormalitiesParticipant was defined as having the MetS if he or she had central obesity plus two or more of following criteria. To define central obesity, we used the criteria of EuropeansThree of the following 5 criteria of IDF 2005 [7] should be met to qualify for metabolic syndrome although central obesity is not an obligatory component

Waist circumference>102 cm in men and >88 cm in women≥94 cm in men and ≥80 cm in women≥94 cm in men and ≥80 cm in women

Serum triglycerides≥150 mg/dL (1.69 mmoL/L)>1.7 mmol/L (150 mg/dL) >1.7 mmol/L (150 mg/dL)

HDL-cholesterol<40 mg/dL (1.04 mmoL/L) in men and <50 mg/dL (1.29 mmoL/L) in women<1.03 mmol/L (40 mg/dL) in men and <1.29 mmol/L (50 mg/dL) in women<1.03 mmol/L (40 mg/dL) in men and <1.29 mmol/L (50 mg/dL) in women

Systolic and/or diastolic blood pressure ≥130 mmHg
≥85 mmHg
or on treatment for hypertension
>130 mmHg
>85 mmHg
or previously diagnosed hypertension
>130 mmHg
>85 mmHg
or previously diagnosed hypertension

Fasting serum glucose≥110 mg/dL (6.1 mmoL/L) or on treatment for diabetes>5.6 mmol/L (100 mg/dL) or previously diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus>5.6 mmol/L (100 mg/dL) or previously diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus