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Table 6 Age-standardized1 prevalence of one or more metabolic abnormalities among those who were diagnosed with metabolic syndrome according to NCEP definition

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

Number of abnormalities Prevalence
  Men (N = 1918) Women (N = 1637) Total (N = 3555)
  % 95 % CI % 95 % CI % 95 % CI
≥1 72.5 70.7-74.3 68.7 66.7-70.7 70.8 69.5-72.2
≥2 31.4 29.3-33.5 39.5 37.4-41.6 35.4 33.9-36.9
≥3 12.4 10.9-14.0 22.4 20.5-24.3 17.3 16.0-18.5
≥4 4.0 3.0-4.9 9.9 8.4-11.3 6.8 5.9-7.7
5 0.55 0.2-0.9 1.7 1.0-2.3 1.1 0.7-1.5
  1. 1 Standardized to the Russian population in 2002 by the following age-strata 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+ years.