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Table 3 Prevalence of individual metabolic abnormalities among selected Chinese adults in Pudong New Area of Shanghai, China

From: Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in Pudong New Area of Shanghai using three proposed definitions among Chinese adults

Metabolic abnormalities Male (2477) Female (3107) Total (5583)
  Number % Number % Number %
By WHO criteria       
   Impaired FPG or diabetes 903 36.7 992 32.2 1895 34.2
   Central obesity 973 39.3 1224 39.4 2197 39.3
   Elevated BP or hypertension 778 31.4 927 29.8 1705 30.5
   Microalbuminuria 19 0.8 51 1.6 70 1.3
   Hyperlipidemia 1409 56.9 1485 47.8 2894 51.8
   No. of metabolic abnormalities       
0 483 19.6 859 27.9 1342 24.2
1 682 27.7 791 25.7 1473 26.6
2 675 27.4 696 22.6 1371 24.8
3 455 18.5 495 16.1 950 18.2
4 161 6.5 226 7.3 387 7.0
5 4 0.2 13 0.4 17 0.3
By modified ATP III or IDF criteria      
   Increased WC 548 22.1 1196 38.5 1744 31.2
   Elevated BP or hypertension 1213 49.0 1393 44.8 2606 46.7
   Reduced HDL-C or use drug 272 11.1 795 25.8 1067 19.3
   Elevated TG or use drug 1455 59.2 1532 49.7 2987 54.0
   Impaired FPG or diabetes 903 36.7 992 32.2 1895 34.2
   No. of metabolic abnormalities       
0 418 17.0 667 21.7 1085 19.6
1 663 27.0 677 22.0 1340 24.2
2 676 27.6 652 21.2 1328 24.0
3 460 18.8 557 18.1 1017 18.4
4 206 8.4 385 12.5 591 10.7
5 30 1.2 136 4.4 168 3.0