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Table 1 Demographics and baseline characteristics

From: Associations between metabolic syndrome and type of dementia: analysis based on the National Health Insurance Service database of Gangwon province in South Korea

  Metabolic syndrome (n = 33,828) No metabolic syndrome (n = 50,316) p value
Mean age 67.42 ± 5.28 66.79 ± 5.11 < 0.0001
Sex, female number (%)a 23,020 (68.1) 25,088 (49.9) < 0.0001
BMI 25.88 ± 2.96 23.68 ± 2.90 < 0.0001
Systolic BP 136.61 ± 15.15 126.54 ± 15.91 < 0.0001
Diastolic BP 82.03 ± 10.12 77.18 ± 9.97 < 0.0001
Fasting glucose 112.14 ± 31.27 96.70 ± 20.45 0.001
Total cholesterol 200.80 ± 46.30 194.55 ± 38.46 < 0.0001
Smoking, pack-year 1.33 ± 4.89 2.16 ± 5.99 < 0.0001
Alcohol, cup/week 1.20 ± 2.94 1.54 ± 3.20 < 0.0001
Previous stroke (%)a 804 (2.38) 876 (1.74) < 0.0001
Previous cardiac disease (%)a 2137 (62.2) 2513 (5.8) < 0.0001
Previous HTN (%)a 18,062 (62.2) 17,180 (39.6) < 0.0001
Previous DM (%)a 6969 (24.1) 4102 (9.5) < 0.0001
Previous dyslipidemia (%)a 2225 (7.7) 2493 (5.8) < 0.0001
Physical inactivity (%)a 5487 (29.8) 9483 (35.0) < 0.0001
High TG (%)a 21,746 (64.3) 7617 (15.1) < 0.0001
High BP (%)a 27,571 (81.5) 22,848 (45.4) < 0.0001
High glucose (%)a 22,422 (33.7) 12,804 (74.6) < 0.0001
Abdominal obesity (%)a 26,806 (79.2) 14,939 (29.7) < 0.0001
Low HDL-C (%)a 19,768 (58.4) 8,377 (16.65) < 0.0001
  1. Data are mean ± SD unless otherwise indicated
  2. BMI body mass index, SD standard deviation, HTN hypertension, DM diabetes mellitus, TG triglyceride, BP blood pressure, HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol
  3. a Number (%)