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Table 2 Prevalence of individual metabolic syndrome component in men and women according to the number of abnormal components

From: Circulating microRNAs have a sex-specific association with metabolic syndrome

  Men Women
  Number of abnormal metabolic components Number of abnormal metabolic components
  0-5 0-2 3 4-5 0-5 0-2 3 4-5
  (All) (without MS) (with MS) (with MS) (All) (without MS) (with MS) (with MS)
  (n = 52) (n = 36) (n = 12) (n = 4) (n = 50) (n = 35) (n = 10) (n = 5)
Increased waist circumstance 25 (48.1%) 12 (33.3%) 9 (75.0%) 4 (100.0%) 31 (62.0%) 18 (51.4%) 8 (80.0%) 5 (100.0%)
Decreased HDL 7 (13.5%) 0 (0.0%) 4 (33.3%) 3 (75.0%) 14 (28.0%) 5 (14.3%) 4 (40.0%) 5 (100.0%)
Hypertriglycerides 10 (19.2%) 2 (5.6%) 6 (50.0%) 2 (50.0%) 9 (18.0%) 2 (5.7%) 2 (20.0%) 5 (100.0%)
Hyperglycemia 19 (36.5%) 8 (22.2%) 7 (58.3%) 4 (100.0%) 12 (24.0%) 3 (8.6%) 6 (60.0%) 3 (60.0%)
High blood pressure 24 (46.2%) 10 (27.8%) 10 (83.3%) 4 (100.0%) 21 (42.0%) 8 (22.9%) 10 (100.0%) 3 (60.0%)
  1. The data are expressed as a number (percentage). MS, metabolic syndrome, HDL, high density lipoprotein.