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Table 4 Metabolic health and obesity status in subjects with cardiac syndrome X vs. coronary artery disease (status without known diabetes mellitus)

From: Post-challenge insulin concentration is useful for differentiating between coronary artery disease and cardiac syndrome X in subjects without known diabetes mellitus

(N = 92)
(N = 145)
MHNO 28 (30.4%) 18 (12.4%)  
MHO 17 (18.5%) 9 (6.2%)  
MUHNO 18 (19.6%) 42 (29%)  
MUHO 29 (31.5%) 76 (52.4%)  
  1. Metabolically unhealthy: who met ≥2 of the following four criteria: high triglycerides (≥150 mg/dl) or taking lipid-lowering drugs, elevated systolic blood pressure (≥130 mmHg) or diastolic blood pressure (≥85 mmHg) or taking anti-hypertensive drugs, high fasting glucose (≥100 mg/dl) or taking medications for diabetes (insulin or oral anti-diabetic), and low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (<40 mg/dl for men and <50 mg/dl for women)
  2. Obesity body mass index equal to or greater than 25 kg/m2
  3. MHNO metabolically healthy non-obesity, MHO metabolically healthy obesity, MUHNO metabolically unhealthy non-obesity, MUHO metabolically unhealthy obesity