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Table 3 Percentage of overweight children with altered metabolic syndrome components according to the six diagnosis criteria.

From: Metabolic syndrome in overweight children from the city of Botucatu - São Paulo State - Brazil: agreement among six diagnostic criteria

  Diagnostic criteria
Altered metabolic syndrome components Ferreira et al15 Silva et al16 Boney et al30 Braunschweig et al26 Monzavi et al31 Cook et al8
Adiposity indicators* 57.8 (74)*** 40.6 (52) 100.0 (128) 96.1 (123) 57.8 (74) 45.3 (58)
Insulin resistance indicators** 0.8 (1) 18.0 (23) 0.0 (0) 0.0 (0) 0.8 (1) 0.8 (1)
HDL-C 19.5 (25) 10.9 (14) 15.6 (20) 25.0 (32) 27.3 (35) 25.0 (32)
Triacylglycerol 26.8 (34) 16.4 (21) 29.7 (38) 26.6 (34) 30.5 (39) 26.6 (34)
SBP/DBP 11.8 (15) 12.5 (16) 11.8 (15) 14.8 (19) 14.8 (19) 14.8 (19)
Metabolic syndrome (%) 11.7 (15) 14.1 (18) 12.5 (16) 16.4 (21) 13.3 (17) 11.5 (15)
  1. *BMI: body mass index/Waist circumference; **Fast glycemia/HOMA-IR; ***The number in all parenthesis represents the number of the children with altered metabolic syndrome components SBP/DBP (sistolic blood pressure or diastolic blood pressure).