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Table 2 The sex-specific crude prevalence rates of Metabolic syndrome and its individual components in Jordan, using the ATP III and IDF definitions, Jordan 2017

From: Metabolic syndrome amongst adults in Jordan: prevalence, trend, and its association with socio-demographic characteristics

  Men number (%) Women number (%) Total number (%) P-value *
Metabolic syndrome
 IDF definition 625 (52.9) 1300 (46.2) 1925 (48.2) < 0.001
 ATP definition 608 (51.4) 1154 (41) 1762 (44.12) < 0.001
Central obesity
 IDF definition 797 (67.3) 2193 (77.8) 2990 (74.6) < 0.001
 ATP definition 491 (41.5) 1772 (62.8) 2263 (56.5) < 0.001
Body mass index
 Obesity 419 (36.1) 1355 (48.2) 1774 (44.7) < 0.001
 Overweight 478 (41.2) 819 (29.1) 1297 (32.7) < 0.001
Elevated triglycerides 645 (54.5) 1031 (36.5) 1676 (41.8) < 0.001
Low HDL 727 (61.5) 1644 (58.1) 2371 (59.1) 0.057
Elevated blood pressure 647 (54.5) 1077 (38.2) 1724 (42.9) < 0.001
High fasting blood glucose
 IDF definition 560 (47.4) 938 (33.4) 1498 (37.5) <0.001
 ATP definition 476 (40) 692 (24.2) 1168 (28.8) <0.001
  1. * Chi-Square test is used to compare prevalence rates of Metabolic syndrome and its individual components between men and women