Table 1—

Descriptive baseline characteristics of 20,879 men 20–83 years of age from the ACLS across categories of NCEP, NCEP-R, and IDF definitions of the metabolic syndrome

Entire cohortNCEP
NCEP-R
IDF
NoYesNoYesNoYes
n (%)20,789 (100)16,692 (80.3)4,097 (19.7)15,194 (73)5,595 (27)14,546 (70)6,243 (30)
Age (years)43.3 ± 9.742.6 ± 9.746.2 ± 9.442.4 ± 9.645.8 ± 9.542.2 ± 9.745.9 ± 9.3
BMI (kg/m2)26.4 ± 3.625.6 ± 2.929.8 ± 4.125.4 ± 2.829.2 ± 4.125.1 ± 2.829.5 ± 3.5
Waist circumference (cm)93.9 ± 10.691.4 ± 8.8104.3 ± 11.090.7 ± 8.4102.5 ± 11.189.7 ± 8.3103.8 ± 8.6
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)120.3 ± 12.8118.5 ± 12.1127.9 ± 12.9118.0 ± 11.9126.6 ± 13.0118.0 ± 11.9125.7 ± 13.1
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)80.6 ± 9.379.1 ± 8.886.8 ± 8.978.7 ± 8.785.7 ± 9.278.7 ± 8.785.1 ± 9.3
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l)1.17 ± 0.301.22 ± 0.290.93 ± 0.211.24 ± 0.290.96 ± 0.221.24 ± 0.301.01 ± 0.25
Triglycerides (mmol/l)1.51 ± 0.941.27 ± 0.702.52 ± 1.091.20 ± 0.642.36 ± 1.081.22 ± 0.682.19 ± 1.09
Glucose (mmol/l)5.63 ± 0.905.49 ± 0.636.17 ± 1.455.46 ± 0.646.08 ± 1.255.47 ± 0.706.00 ± 1.16
  • Data are means ± SD unless otherwise indicated.