Table 4—

Incidence of CVD by number of components of the metabolic syndrome

No. of ComponentsnIncidence (%)Odds ratio (95% CI)P value
03182.51.0
11,1825.01.95 (0.91, 4.16)0.08
28856.12.05 (0.96, 4.40)0.06
34247.82.70 (1.22, 5.98)0.01
4+14814.95.86 (2.51, 13.66)<0.001