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Table 5 Agreement of WHO, modified ATP III and IDF criteria in identifying the MS 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

  WHO criteria κ 95%CI ATP III criteria κ 95%CI
  + -    + -   
Male         
   ATP III criteria         
+ 434 276    -- --   
- 73 1670 0.617 0.611-0.622 -- -- --  
   IDF criteria         
+ 220 177    397 0   
- 287 1769 0.382 0.377-0.387 313 1743 0.647 0.643-0.652
Female         
   ATP III criteria         
+ 553 532    -- --   
- 27 1962 0.552 0.547-0.558 -- -- --  
   IDF criteria         
+ 413 414    827 0   
- 167 2080 0.469 0.464-0.474 258 1989 0.806 0.802-0.810
  1. P < 0.01 for all κ statistics.