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Table 1 Clinical and laboratory characteristics of the population according to the four different groups

From: Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome using two proposed definitions in a Japanese-Brazilians community

  Fasting plasma glucose (mg/dL) HDL cholesterol (mg/dL) Triglyceride (mg/dL) BMI (kg/m2) Waist circumference (cm) Sistolic blood pressure (mmHg) Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)
Total 92.6 ± 19.5 49.4 ± 13.2 145.1 ± 87.0 24.7 ± 4.0 84.4 ± 10.5 135.0 ± 25.5 79.0 ± 12.6
NCEP 99.6 ± 15.3 41.2 ± 9.8 212.6 ± 80.1 27.3 ± 4.5 93.0 ± 11.7 149.8 ± 29.6 85.2 ± 15.3
IDF 97,5 ± 14.6 42.9 ± 9.4 188.4 ± 81.0** 26.8 ± 4.27* 91.5 ± 10.7* 148.3 ± 27.3 85.2 ± 13.5
Discordant 91.8 ± 11.8# 47.7 ± 6.5# 119.8 ± 32.8# 25.1 ± 2.93# 87.5 ± 6.8# 146.2 ± 21.3 85.4 ± 8.5
Concordant 106.0 ± 19.5 43.0 ± 10.6 213.9 ± 83.4 22.5 ± 2.96 78.9 ± 6.5 138.2 ± 9.7 80.7 ± 15.6
  1. *p < 0.05 comparing IDF and group Concordant; **p < 0.05 comparing IDF and group Discordant #p < 0.05 comparing group Concordant and group Discordant.