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Table 4 Frequency of the components in those with metabolic syndrome, by gender and age-groups, in the adult Xavante population from São Marcos and Sangradouro/Volta Grande Reservations, 2008–2012

From: Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in the Brazilian Xavante indigenous population

Age-groups
(years)
Components of metabolic syndrome (%)
Hypertension
n (%)
Low HDL-cholesterol
n (%)
Elevated triglycerides
n (%)
Hyper-glycemia
n (%)
Elevated waist circumference
n (%)
Women
 20–39 32 (18.2) 164 (93.2) 103 (58.5) 147 (83.5) 175 (99.4)
 40–59 40 (44.4) 85 (94.4) 68 (75.6) 84 (93.3) 90 (100.0)
 ≥60 49 (53.3) 79 (85.9) 67 (72.8) 82 (89.1) 88 (95.7)
 Sub-total 121 (33.8) 328 (91.6) 238 (66.5) 313 (87.4) 353 (98.6)
Men
 20–39 56 (42.4) 110 (83.3) 108 (81.8) 73 (55.3) 113 (85.6)
 40–59 41 (52.6) 60 (76.9) 63 (80.8) 53 (67.9) 67 (85.9)
 ≥60 35 (81.4) 31 (72.1) 28 (65.1) 28 (65.1) 33 (76.7)
 Sub-total 132 (52.5) 201 (79.4) 199 (78.7) 154 (60.9) 213 (84.2)
Total 253 (41.4) 529 (86.6) 437 (71.5) 467 (76.4) 566 (92.6)