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Table 1 Metabolic syndrome and its components in health professionals

From: Prevalence of metabolic syndrome and pre-metabolic syndrome in health professionals: LATINMETS Brazil study

  Total (n = 226) Men (n = 58) Women (n = 168) P
Metabolic syndrome, % (CI 95%) 4.5 (1.7-7.2) 8.6 (1.2-16.1) 3.0 (0.4-5.6) 0.075
Metabolic syndrome components, % (CI 95%)     
Abdominal obesity 24.8 (2.9-19.1) 20.7 (9.9-31.4) 26.2 (19.5-32.9) 0.403
Hypertriglyceridemia 11.6 (7.4-15.8) 10.3 (2.3-18.4) 12.0 (7.0-17.1) 0.727
Low HDL-c 19.2 (14.0-24.4) 19.0 (8.6-29.4) 19.3 (13.2-25.3) 0.959
High blood pressure 9.3 (5.5-13.2) 24.1 (12.8-35.5) 4.2 (1.1-7.3) <0.01
High fasting plasma glucose 7.1 (3.7-10.5) 15.5 (5.9-25.1) 4.2 (1.1-7.3) < 0.01
  1. Abbreviations: CI confidence interval, HDL-c HDL-cholesterol.
  2. Chi-squared Test (χ 2).
  3. Overall prevalence, stratified by sex. Viçosa, Minas Gerais, 2014.