Table 3—

Prevalence (%) of MetS and its components by WHO criteria in men and women in the FINRISK subgroup (n = 2,049) by glucose tolerance status

NGT (n = 1,482)
IFG (n = 177)
IGT (n = 218)
Diabetes (n = 172)
MenWomenPMenWomenPMenWomenPMenWomenP
n607875125521081109676
MetS14.410.10.01974.052.20.00784.865.4<0.00191.582.70.084
Obesity75.425.5<0.00180.846.2<0.00192.657.3<0.00193.181.60.013
Hypertension61.949.9<0.00172.069.20.71175.976.40.94078.176.40.778
Dyslipidemia44.722.0<0.00155.339.00.07469.052.60.01876.969.40.282
  • Obesity: BMI >30 kg/m2 or WHR >0.9 in men and >0.85 in women. Hypertension: systolic blood pressure ≥140 mmHg or diastolic blood pressure ≥90 mmHg or use of oral antihypertensive medication. Dyslipidemia: triglycerides ≥1.7 mmol/l or HDL cholesterol <0.9 in men and <1.0 mmol/l in women or use of lipid-lowering medication.