Table 5 —

Multiple logistic regression analysis with CHD, previous MI, or stroke as dependent variables and the metabolic syndrome and its components as independent variables in subjects with complete data

Independent variablesCHD (n = 2,401)
MI (n = 2,404)
Stroke (n = 2,395)
RRPRRPRRP
The metabolic syndrome*2.96<0.0012.63<0.0012.27<0.001
Obesity1.440.071.310.431.260.59
Dyslipidemia1.73<0.0011.710.011.300.40
Hypertension1.570.0021.310.221.340.34
Microalbuminuria0.940.770.760.370.850.73
Insulin resistance1.530.012.020.0091.390.36
  • Adjusted for age and sex.

  • *

    * The metabolic syndrome was defined based on the WHO proposal (17);

  • defined as highest quartile of HOMA.