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Table 3 Prevalence of MetS components according to FPG and HbA1c criteria

From: Prevalence of metabolic syndrome and the comparison of fasting plasma glucose and HbA1c as the glycemic criterion for MetS definition in non-diabetic population in Ghana

Model No. of components IDF NCEP ATP III WHO
Model 1 0 19 (7.2) 27 (10.2) 36 (13.6)
1 47 (17.8) 64 (24.2) 48 (18.2)
2 70 (26.5) 75 (28.4) 81 (30.7)
3 72 (27.3) 68 (25.8) 62 (23.5)
4 47 (17.8) 26 (9.8) 32 (12.1)
5 9 (3.4) 4 (1.5) 5 (1.9)
Model 2 0 3 (1.1) 6 (2.3) 18 (6.8)
1 41 (15.5) 50 (18.9) 43 (16.3)
2 65 (24.6) 69 (26.1) 64 (24.2)
3 79 (29.9) 76 (28.8) 96 (36.4)
4 60 (22.7) 51 (19.3) 33 (12.5)
5 16 (6.1) 12 (4.5) 10 (3.8)
  1. Model 1 is the traditional definition of MetS by the various criteria (IDF, NCEP ATP II, and WHO). Model 2 represents a substitution of FPG component in the traditional criteria with HbA1c