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Fig. 2 | Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome

Fig. 2

From: The association between hyperandrogenemia and the metabolic syndrome in morbidly obese women

Fig. 2

The figure shows the proportion of morbidly obese women with hyperandrogenemia (HA), the metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its components according to various age categories. The prevalence of HA decreased, while the proportions of patients with MetS, dysglycemia, hypertriglyceridemia and raised blood pressure increased significantly with increasing age (* p < 0.001). The proportion of women with low HDL-cholesterol did, not change significantly with age (p = 0.145)

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