Table 1—

Demographic and other baseline features

VariableIDF metabolic syndrome
YesNo
n2911,046
Age (years)26.5 ± 7.527.0 ± 6.9
Waist circumference (cm)96.1 ± 13.487.8 ± 10.2
BMI (kg/m2)24.7 ± 2.923.1 ± 2.7
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l)1.08 ± 0.191.37 ± 0.32
Triglycerides (mmol/l)1.13 ± 0.690.87 ± 0.48
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)115.3 ± 12.2114.1 ± 11.4
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)73.7 ± 9.472.5 ± 8.6
eGDR (mg · kg−1 · min−1)7.4 ± 1.78.3 ± 1.3
A1C (%)9.2 ± 1.68.8 ± 1.5
Blood glucose (mmol/l)12.7 ± 5.312.0 ± 4.9
  • Data are means ± SD. A total of 54 subjects did not have waist circumference measured. A further 50 non-Caucasians were excluded.