Table 3

Patterns of Metabolic Syndrome diagnostic criteria (in percent)a

Group a): Non-missing data on ≥ 3 criteria but missing blood glucose data (2–18 years old) (n = 3,467)


Triglycerides

HDLb

Obesity

Hyperglycemia

HTNc

Prevalence (in %)


0

0

0

N/A

0

62.3

0

0

0

N/A

1

3.1

0

0

1

N/A

0

8.3

0

0

1

N/A

1

0.9

0

1

0

N/A

0

11.0

0

1

0

N/A

1

0.6

0

1

1

N/A

0

5.2

0

1

1

N/A

1

0.9

1

0

0

N/A

0

3.6

1

0

0

N/A

1

0.2

1

0

1

N/A

0

1.0

1

0

1

N/A

1

0.2

1

1

0

N/A

0

1.8

1

1

1

N/A

0

1.0

1

1

1

N/A

1

0.1


Group b): Non-missing data: ≥ 3 criteria & blood glucose but not overweight/obese (12–18 years old) (n = 1,064)


Triglycerides

HDLb

Obesity

Hyperglycemia

HTNc

Prevalence (in %)


0

0

0

0

0

61.9

0

0

0

0

1

2.2

0

0

0

1

0

6.4

0

0

1

0

0

0.1

0

1

0

0

0

9.1

0

1

0

0

1

0.9

0

1

0

1

0

0.4

0

1

0

1

1

0.2

1

0

0

0

0

10.8

1

0

0

0

1

1.0

1

0

0

1

0

1.6

1

0

0

1

1

0.1

1

1

0

0

0

4.4

1

1

0

1

0

0.4


Group c): Non-missing data: ≥ 3 criteria & blood glucose & overweight or obese (12–18 years old) (n = 641)


Triglycerides

HDLb

Obesity

Hyperglycemia

HTNc

Prevalence (in %)


0

0

0

0

0

30.6

0

0

0

0

1

2.4

0

0

0

1

0

3.4

0

0

0

1

1

0.2

0

0

1

0

0

10.7

0

0

1

0

1

1.1

0

0

1

1

0

1.4

0

0

1

1

1

0.7

0

1

0

0

0

6.2

0

1

0

0

1

0.8

0

1

0

1

0

0.9

0

1

1

0

0

4.2

0

1

1

0

1

1.0

0

1

1

1

0

0.7

0

1

1

1

1

0.2

1

0

0

0

0

3.5

1

0

0

0

1

0.3

1

0

0

1

0

1.3

1

0

0

1

1

0.1

1

0

1

0

0

3.4

1

0

1

0

1

1.1

1

0

1

1

0

0.5

1

0

1

1

1

0.7

1

1

0

0

0

7.3

1

1

0

0

1

0.9

1

1

0

1

0

1.3

1

1

1

0

0

11.2

1

1

1

0

1

0.7

1

1

1

1

0

1.7

1

1

1

1

1

2.0


a1 = met the criteria, 0 = did not meet the criteria, bHigh Density Lipoprotein, cHypertension

Kranz et al. Nutrition Journal 2007 6:38   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-6-38

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