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Table 3 Age-standardized1 prevalence of the metabolic syndrome according to the AHA/NHLBI, NCEP and IDF definitions

From: Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and its components in Northwest Russia: the Arkhangelsk study

  Prevalence, % (95% CI)
  AHA/NHLBI NCEP IDF
  World Russian World Russian World Russian
Men 13.7 (12.2-15.2) 15.3 (13.6-17.0) 11.5 (10.1-12.9) 12.9 (11.3-14.5) 11.0 (9.7-12.4) 12.3 (10.7-13.8)
Women 20.6 (18.9-22.3) 23.4 (21.5-25.4) 19.8 (18.1-21.5) 22.5 (20.6-24.5) 23.1 (21.3-24.9) 26.0 (24.0-28.0)
Total 17.0 (15.9-18.2) 19.3 (18.0-20.1) 15.5 (11.4-16.6) 17.6 (16.3-18.8) 16.8 (15.7-18.0) 18.9 (17.6-20.2)
  1. 1 Standardized to the Segi's World standard population and the Russian population in 2002 by the following age-strata 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+ years.