Table 1: Prevalence of individual abnormalities of the metabolic syndrome by age in urban population of Zanjan, Iran. Numbers in parentheses are percent. FPG; fasting plasma glucose, TG; triglyceride, HDL; high density lipoprotein, WC; weist circumference High TG: TG > 150 mg/dl, Low HDL: HDL < 50 in female and <40 mg/dl in male, High WC: WC ≥ 88 cm in female and ≥102 cm in male, High BP: BP ≥ 130/85 mmHg.

Age groups (years) High TG Low HDLHigh WCHigh BP

Men ( : 1396)
20–29
30–39
40–49
50–59
+60
Total
Women ( : 1545)
20–29
30–39
40–49
50–59
+60
Total