Table 3—

Results of ANOVA for mean HADS-Depression scores by metabolic syndrome (NCEP ATP III) and its components for participants aged 25–84 years

Including participants with both metabolic syndrome and diabetes (n = 1,345)
Excluding participants with both metabolic syndrome and diabetes (n = 1,274)
Mean (95% CI)Mean (95% CI)PMean (95% CI)Mean (95% CI)P
Overall metabolic syndromeYesNoYesNo
3.41 (3.12–3.70)2.95 (2.76–3.13)0.0133.37 (3.06–3.68)2.95 (2.76–3.13)0.030
ComponentsAbnormalNormalAbnormalNormal
    Fasting glucose3.14 (2.84–3.44)3.06 (2.88–3.24)0.1983.03 (2.71–3.35)3.06 (2.88–3.24)0.190
    Blood pressure3.18 (2.98–3.38)2.94 (2.70–3.19)0.3953.14 (2.93–3.35)2.95 (2.70–3.19)0.414
    Triglycerides3.17 (2.89–3.45)3.04 (2.85–3.22)0.2813.13 (2.84–3.41)3.02 (2.83–3.21)0.238
    HDL cholesterol3.75 (3.37–4.13)2.93 (2.76–3.10)0.0033.68 (3.28–4.09)2.92 (2.75–3.10)0.004
    Waist circumference3.38 (3.14–3.63)2.86 (2.66–3.06)0.0023.36 (3.10–3.62)2.86 (2.66–3.06)0.003