Table 5—

Prevalence of other features of the metabolic syndrome among those with fasting glucose 5.6–6.0 mmol/l: the NHS98

Feature of the metabolic syndromePrevalence (%)
Triglycerides >1.7 mmol/l32.3
HDL, cholesterol <1.0 mmol/l in men or <1.3 mmol/l in women15.4
Waist >90 cm in men or >80 cm in women32.2
Hypertension or blood pressure ≥130/85 mmHg36.0
No. of other features of the metabolic syndrome
 036.5
 127.3
 222.7
 310.5
 42.9