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Table 6 The sex-specific age-standardized prevalence rates of metabolic syndrome according to IDF definition and its individual components in two different periods (2009 and 2017), Jordan

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

  2017 2009
Age-standardized prevalence rate (95% CI) Age-standardized prevalence rate (95% CI)
Metabolic syndrome
 Male 45.7 (42.9, 48.5) 34.6 (31.4, 37.8)
 Female 44.5 (43.0, 46.1) 39.8 (38.1, 41.5)
 Total 44 (42.7, 45.4) 38.0 (36.5, 39.5)
Central obesity   
 Male 60.4 (57.6, 63.2) 41.5 (38.0, 45.1)
 Female 75.6 (74.2, 77.0) 60.1 (58.2, 61.9)
 Total 70.9 (69.6, 72.3) 55.2 (53.5, 56.9)
High fasting blood glucose
 Male 39.2 (36.6, 41.8) 28.7 (25.8, 31.6)
 Female 32.4 (30.9, 33.9) 23.9 (22.3, 25.5)
 Total 34.2 (32.9, 35.5) 25.1 (23.7, 26.4)
Elevated blood pressure
 Male 46.7 (44.0, 49.5) 47.2 (43.5, 50.8)
 Female 37.7 (36.2, 39.2) 38.6 (37.0, 40.3)
 Total 39.8 (38.5, 41.1) 40.2 (38.7, 41.6)
Elevated triglycerides
 Male 50.1 (47.3, 53.1) 54.4 (50.4, 58.3)
 Female 35.1 (33.4, 36.7) 40.0 (38.1, 42.0)
 Total 38.5 (37.1, 39.9) 42.7 (41.0, 44.4)
Low HDL
 Male 59.2 (56.2, 62.3) 70.0 (66.1, 73.8)
 Female 57.4 (55.5, 59.2) 64.7 (62.7, 66.7)
 Total 57.7 (56.1, 59.3) 65.7 (64.0, 67.5)
HDL high-density lipoprotein