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Table 2 Prevalence of MS risks

From: Deterioration of traditional dietary custom increases the risk of lifestyle-related diseases in young male Africans

  Young Middle-aged
  % (n) % (n)
WC (≥ 94 cm) 2.1 (1) 10.2 (5)
BP (≥130/85 mmHg) 50.0 (24) 53.1 (26)
   SBP (≥ 130 mmHg) 50.0 (24) 53.1 (26)
   DBP (≥ 85 mmHg) 0 (0) 12.2 (6)
FBG (≥ 100 mg/dl) 2.1 (1) 2.0 (1)
HDL-C (< 40 mg/dl) 20.1 (10) 18.4 (9)
TG (≥ 150 mg/dl) 6.3 (3) 4.1 (2)
At least one risk factor 62.5 (30) 63.3 (31)
   One risk factor 52.1 (25) 44.9 (22)
   Two risk factors 6.3 (3) 12.2 (6)
   Cluster 4.2 (2) 6.1 (3)