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Table 3 Mean values of clinical and biochemical parameters in those with and without Metabolic Syndrome

From: Metabolic syndrome among Sri Lankan adults: prevalence, patterns and correlates

  Mean (±SD)
Metabolic Syndrome Non-Metabolic Syndrome p
Weight (kg) 60.5 (±11.7) 50.5 (±10.3) <0.001
Body mass index (kgm-2) 25.1 (±4.0) 20.5 (±3.6) <0.001
Waist circumference (cm) 87.4 (±9.8) 73.6 (±10.1) <0.001
Hip circumference (cm) 95.4 (±8.7) 86.6 (±8.0) <0.001
Waist:Hip ratio 0.9 (±0.1) 0.8 (±0.1) <0.001
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 139.2 (±18.9) 122.8 (±18.2) <0.001
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 82.1 (±10.6) 72.9 (±10.5) <0.001
Fasting blood glucose (mg/dl) 105.4 (±38.6) 86.4 (±22.0) <0.001
2-hr post prandial blood glucose (mg/dl) 146.8 (±72.3) 99.7 (±37.4) <0.001
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 220.3 (±43.0) 201.8 (±42.7) <0.001
LDL cholesterol (mg/dl) 143.6 (±38.2) 132.5 (±36.9) <0.001
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl) 42.6 (±7.8) 48.3 (±11.1) <0.001
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 169.8 (±81.9) 104.1 (±49.9) <0.001