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Table 3 Percentage of subjects with ≥2 components of Mets stratified according to waist circumference and hyperuricemia

From: The waist circumference-adjusted associations between hyperuricemia and other lifestyle-related diseases

Waist (cm) <78.4 p value* 78.4 to <83.5 p value* 83.5 to <89.0 p value* ≥89.0 p value*
Uric acid levels (mg/dl) >7 ≤7 >7 ≤7 >7 ≤7 >7 ≤7
Males
Number of subjects 800 5166   1212 4687   1602 4446   2255 3777  
Subjects with ≥2 components of Mets (%) 68 (9) 248 (5) <0.01 187 (15) 503 (11) <0.01 431 (27) 819 (18) <0.01 924 (41) 1220 (32) <0.01
  1. Mets, metabolic syndrome; the Mets components included high blood pressure, dyslipidemia, and impaired glucose tolerance
  2. * According to the Chi square test or Fisher’s exact test
Waist (cm) <71.6 p value* 71.6 to <77.0 p value* 77.0 to <83.2 p value* ≥83.2 p value*
Uric acid levels (mg/dl) >6 ≤6 >6 ≤6 >6 ≤6 >6 ≤6
Females
Number of subjects 64 2312   83 2277   132 2284   338 2063  
Subjects with ≥2 components of Mets (%) 0 (0) 17 (0.7) 1.00 6 (7) 48 (2) <0.01 16 (12) 99 (4) <0.01 88 (26) 262 (13) <0.01
  1. Mets, metabolic syndrome; the Mets components included high blood pressure, dyslipidemia, and impaired glucose tolerance
  2. * According to the Chi square test or Fisher’s exact test