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Research Article

The Association between Metabolic Syndrome-Related Indicators and Ten-Year Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: An Epidemiologic Assessment

Table 1

Prevalence rates for metabolic syndrome-related indicators among study participants.

VariableNumberPercentage

Waist circumference (cm)
 Normal50460.6
 Abdominal obesitya32739.4

Blood pressure (mmHg)
 Normal26832.3
 Hypertensionb56367.7

Fasting plasma glucose (mg/dL)
 Normal63676.5
 Hyperglycemiac19523.5

Triglycerides (mg/dL)
 Normal60672.9
 Hypertriglyceridemiad22527.1

HDL-C (mg/dL)
 Normal50660.9
 Low HDL-Ce32539.1

Metabolic syndrome
 Not present56267.6
 Presentf26932.4

aMale: ≧90 cm; female: ≧80 cm.
b ≧130/85 mmHg or taking antihypertensive medication.
c ≧110 mg/dL or taking medication for lowering blood glucose.
d ≧150 mg/dL.
eMale: <40 mg/dL; female <50 mg/dL.
fDefinition of metabolic syndrome as per NCEP ATP III, modified for Asian populations.

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