Different definitions of the MetS and risk of coronary, stroke, and death outcomes. A: Risk of fatal CHD (includes death from MI, acute coronary syndrome, or sudden death attributable to ischemic heart disease)
and nonfatal MI associated with MetS. B: Risk of total coronary events (includes fatal and nonfatal CHD, unstable angina, fatal and nonfatal heart failure) associated
with MetS. C: Risk of stroke associated with MetS. D: Risk of all-cause mortality associated with MetS. Model 1: Univariate MetS. Model 2: Model 1 plus age, sex, and ethnicity.
Model 3: Model 2 plus fasting plasma glucose, triglycerides, HDL cholesterol, systolic blood pressure, and BMI.