International Journal of Chronic Diseases / 2018 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

A Comparison of the Prevalence of the Metabolic Syndrome among Sri Lankan Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Using WHO, NCEP-ATP III, and IDF Definitions

Table 2

Baseline characteristics according to the gender.

Male (n)%Female(n)%

Age groups20-4054828.518328.6
41-60115960.364160.4
>6021010.917210.9
BMI categories<18.4442.2262.3
18.5-22.964933.831632.5
23-24.954728.521127.3
>2567735.344337.5
Duration of diabetesNewly diagnosed65434.125534.1
<5 years50026.024526.1
5-10 years36218.826218.9
>10 years40123.623421.0
Waist circumferenceNormal8281.512543.2
High108987.587156.8
Micro-albuminuriaPresent87645.644044.1
Absent104154.455655.9
Total1917100996100

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