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Table 5 Number of metabolic syndrome components according to biochemical parameters

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

  Number of components P
  0-1 2 ≥3  
  (n = 193) (n = 21) (n = 10)  
Biochemical parameters     
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 183.5 ± 35.9a 190.1 ± 40.1a 183.9 ± 39.9a 0.735
HDL-c (mg/dL) 61.3 ± 14.6a 51.2 ± 14.3b 39.7 ± 6.9b <0.01
Triglycerides (mg/dL)* 82 (58–105)a 115 (79–150)b 206.5 (101.5-251.5)b <0.01
Fasting glucose (mg/dL)* 85.5 (80–92)a 90 (80.5-101.0)a 93.5 (86–102)a 0.052
Insuline (μUI/mL)* 6.2 (4.4-8.6)a 7.8 (5.8-9.6)ab 13.9 (7.6-17.5)b <0.01
HOMA-IR* 1.29 (0.90-1.84)a 1.75 (1.20-2.02)b 2.85 (1.79-3.98)b <0.01
Uric acid (mg/dL) 3.99 ± 1.14a 4.2 ± 0.91a 5.4 ± 1.53b <0.01
hs-CRP (mg/L)* 1.00 (0.65-2.00)a 1.50 (0.64-6.25)a 3.00 (0.72-5.50)a 0.231
Complement C3 (mg/dL) 103.7 ± 17.7a 113.4 ± 14.6ab 127.7 ± 22.7b <0.01
  1. Abbreviations: HDL-c HDL-cholesterol, HOMA-IR Homeostasis Model Assessment - Insulin Resistance, hs-CRP high-sensitive C-reactive protein.
  2. *Nonparametric variables.
  3. parametric variables.
  4. ANOVA with post hoc Tukey test for parametric variables. Kruskal-Wallis test with post hoc Dunn’s test for nonparametric variables. Comparison between columns. Different letters indicate statistical difference between the values presented.
  5. Viçosa, Minas Gerais, 2014.