Advances in Preventive Medicine / 2014 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Prevalence of Risk Factors for the Metabolic Syndrome in the Middle Income Caribbean Nation of St. Lucia

Table 2

Descriptive statistics for metabolic syndrome indicators.

Female Male
VariablesMeanSt. dev.VariablesMeanSt. dev.

BMI28.86.27342BMI26.55.03149
Fasting glucose89.576.9743Fasting glucose95.665.5225
HDL55.119.5333HDL46.49.1723
Waist36.15.69345Waist35.85.36149

Female n = 349; valid n = 4. Male n = 150; valid n = 3. HDL: high-density lipoprotein.

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