Table 6 —

Multiple logistic regression anaysis with CHD as a dependent variable and the presence of the metabolic syndrome* or its individual components as independent variables in subjects with complete data (n = 2,401)

NGT (n = 1,136)
IFG/IGT (n = 488)
Type 2 diabetes (n = 777)
RRPRRPRRP
The metabolic syndrome*1.730.041.820.062.23<0.001
Obesity1.150.681.790.261.480.20
Dyslipidemia1.680.131.340.411.840.001
Hypertension2.33<0.0011.080.821.310.16
Microabluminuria0.650.590.590.440.940.81
Insulin resistance1.130.712.180.060.760.34
  • Adjusted for age and sex.

  • *

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

  • defined as the highest quartile of HOMA.