Table 2: Comparison between subjects with metabolic syndrome and normal people for the mean value of atherosclerosis risk factors. BMI, body mass index; WC, Waist circumference; BP, Blood pressure; LDL, low density lipoprotein; HDL, high density lipoprotein.

VariablesMen ( : 1396)Women ( : 1545)
Norma ( : 185)Metabolic syndrome ( : 321) valueNormal ( : 52)Metabolic syndrome ( : 376) value

BMI (kg/m2)22.5 ± 3.826.4 ± 4.2 0.0023 ± 4.228.5 ± 4.40.00
WC (Cm)80.5 ± 10.794.2 ± 110.0076.8 ± 9.893.2 ± 10.70.00
BP (mmHg)0.000.00
Systolic112 ± 9.4140 ± 21.9108.5 ± 9.8139.7 ± 23
Diastolic73.2 ± 8.186.2 ± 1272.3 ± 8.487 ± 12.7
LDL-C (mg/dl)99.3 ± 30.5123.6 ± 37.70.00105.4 ± 32137 ± 420.00
Cholesterol (mg/dl)162 ± 30203 ± 400.00175.3 ± 33.6218 ± 500.00
HDL-C (mg/dl)44.5 ± 4.434.5 ± 4.40.0054.2 ± 5.937.1 ± 5.60.00
Triglyceride (mg/dl)91 ± 29.7260 ± 1410.0082 ± 31247 ± 1360.00

ormal people are those without any components of metabolic syndrome.