International Journal of Chronic Diseases / 2018 / Article / Tab 5

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 5

General characteristics of the subjects with metabolic syndrome according to the three definitions.


Duration of diabetes in years5.55.905.15.745.15.44
Age in years47.678.6346.162.2947.368.81
Waist circumference (cm)94.47.5993.0#8.8994.410.09
Body mass index (kg/m2)25.83.9425.2#4.1626.04.64
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)131.417.00128.4#17.00133.616.76
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)80.89.6379.7#9.1781.89.41
Total cholesterol (mg/dL)201.642.05200.340.19201.642.43
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL124.639.16123.836.81123.938.92
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL)49.09.4949.9#8.9748.19.98

P< 0.05 compared to WHO criteria.
p < 0.05 compared to NCEP-ATP III criteria.
p < 0.05 compared to NCEP-ATP III criteria.

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