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Table 3 Age standardized sex-specific prevalence rates of metabolic syndrome and its components in Jordan, using ATP III and IDF definitions, Jordan 2017

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

  Males Females Total
Age-standardized rate (95% CI) Age-standardized rate (95% CI) Age-standardized rate (95% CI)
Metabolic syndrome    
 IDF definition 45.7 (42.9, 48.5) 44.5 (43.0, 46.1) 44 (42.7, 45.4)
 ATP III definition 43.9 (41.2, 46.5) 39.5 (37.9, 41.0) 39.9 (38.6, 41.2)
Central obesity    
 IDF definition 60.4 (57.6, 63.2) 75.6 (74.2, 77.0) 70.9 (69.6, 72.3)
 ATP III definition 36.5 (33.8, 39.3) 60.7 (59.1, 62.2) 52.7 (51.2, 54.1)
Body Mass Index    
 Obesity 32.8 (30, 35.5) 46.2 (44.5, 47.9) 41.4 (39.9, 42.9)
 Overweight 39.4 (36.3, 42.4) 28.8 (27.1, 30.5) 32.3 (30.8, 33.8)
 Overweight and obesity 77.2 (69.4, 74.9) 74.5 (72.9, 76.0) 73.7 (72.4, 75.1)
Elevated triglycerides 50.1 (47.3, 53.1) 35.1 (33.4, 36.7) 38.5 (37.1, 39.9)
Low HDL 59.2 (56.2, 62.3) 57.4 (55.5, 59.2) 57.7 (56.1, 59.3)
Elevated blood pressure 46.7 (44.0, 49.5) 37.7 (36.2, 39.2) 39.8 (38.5, 41.1)
High fasting blood glucose    
 IDF definition 39.2% (36.6, 41.8) 32.4% (30.9, 33.9) 34.2 (32.9, 35.5)
 ATP III definition 32.1% (29.7, 34.5) 23.9% (22.5, 25.3) 26.1 (25, 27.3)