Table 2—

Pairwise relationships of components of the metabolic syndrome at baseline

ComponentElevated glycemia
High blood pressure
High-risk lipid levels
Elevated BMI
Elevated uric acid level
Presence of proteinuria
%P value%P value%P value%P value%P value%P value
GlycemiaNormal18.082.332.225.83.2
Elevated23.80.0188.00.0146.2<0.00143.5<0.0013.90.51
Blood pressureNormal6.482.130.325.62.6
Elevated8.90.0185.20.0345.6<0.00133.30.0016.5<0.001
High-risk lipidAbsent4.815.723.717.64.6
 levelsPresent7.40.0119.00.0335.2<0.00129<0.0013.00.03
BMINormal5.615.080.220.23.0
Elevated9.6<0.00125.4<0.00187.6<0.00140.5<0.0013.60.29
Uric acid levelNormal5.416.880.527.02.5
Elevated11.2<0.00122.7<0.00188.7<0.00149.9<0.0015.4<0.001
ProteinuriaNo6.817.882.933.126.4
Yes8.20.5136.3<0.00176.00.0337.30.2944.5<0.001