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Table 1 Different criteria for diagnosing metabolic syndrome (MetS) used in studies included in this review

From: Fish consumption and its possible preventive role on the development and prevalence of metabolic syndrome - a systematic review

  Criteria Study Men Women
Waist IDF[22] Pasalic et al., 2011[14] ≥ 94 cm ≥ 80 cm
IDF[17] Ramel et al., 2009[10]
JIS[2] Zaribaf et al., 2014[16]
  ATP III[20] Kouki et al., 2011[12] > 102 cm > 88 cm
ATP III[21] Lai et al., 2013[13]
ATP III[20] Ruidavets et al., 2007[15]
  Alternative[19] Baik et al., 2010[11] ≥ 85 cm ≥ 80 cm
S-HDL cholesterol ATP III[18] Baik et al., 2010[11] < 1.0 mmol/L (40 mg/dL) < 1.3 mmol/L (50 mg/dL)
ATP III[20] Kouki et al., 2011[12]
ATP III[21] Lai et al., 2013[13]
IDF[22] Pasalic et al., 2011[14]
IDF[17] Ramel et al., 2009[10]
ATP III[20] Ruidavets et al., 2007[15]
JIS[2] Zaribaf et al., 2014[16]
S-triglyceride ATP III[18] Baik et al., 2010[11]  
ATP III[20] Kouki et al., 2011[12]   
ATP III[21] Lai et al., 2013[13]   
IDF[22] Pasalic et al., 2011[14] > 1.7 mmol/L (150 mg/dL)
IDF[17] Ramel et al., 2009[10]   
ATP III[20] Ruidavets et al., 2007[15]   
JIS[2] Zaribaf et al., 2014[16]   
Blood pressure ATP III[18] Baik et al., 2010[11]  
ATP III[20] Kouki et al., 2011[12]  
ATP III[21] Lai et al., 2013[13]   
IDF[22] Pasalic et al., 2011[14] SBP ≥130 mm Hg  
IDF[17] Ramel et al., 2009[10] DBP ≥85 mm Hg  
ATP III[20] Ruidavets et al., 2007[15]   
JIS[2] Zaribaf et al., 2014[16]   
Fasting S-glucose ATP III[18] Baik et al., 2010[11] ≥ 5.6 mmol/ L (100 mg/dL)
IDF[22] Pasalic et al., 2011[14]
IDF[17] Ramel et al., 2009[10]
JIS[2] Zaribaf et al., 2014[16]
  ATP III[20] Kouki et al., 2011[12] ≥ 6.1 mmol/l (110 mg/dL)
ATP III[21] Lai et al., 2013[13]
ATP III[20] Ruidavets et al., 2007[15]
  1. ATP III: Adult Treatment Panel III; the presence of three criteria must be fulfilled to diagnose MetS. IDF: International Diabetes Foundation; the criteria of waist (population specific) and two of the other criteria must be fulfilled to diagnose MetS.
  2. JIS: Joint Interim Statement; the criteria of waist (population specific) and two of the other criteria must be fulfilled to diagnose MetS.SBP: Systolic blood pressure. DBP: Diastolic blood pressure.