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Table 4 Gender differences in clinical and biochemical parameters of subjects with the MetS

From: Prevalence and gender distribution of the metabolic syndrome

Variable Males: Females_ _p value_
WC(cm) 95.2 (11.9) 96.8 0.1
AGE (years) 60.8(10) 58.7(9.5) 0.05
BMI(kg/m2) 27.6(4.3) 30 (3) 0.0001
TG(mg%) 105.3 (55) 104.8 (5) 0. 8
CHOL(mg%) 185(43.2) 197.3(46.8) 0.001
LDL-C (mg%) 121(41.6) 133.9(49.9) 0.001
HDL-C (mg%) 40.1(16.5) 43.8 (19) 0.01
  1. Quantitative data are displayed as mean values and standard deviation