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Table 1 Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome among Chinese elementary school children in different age groups and gender

From: Prevalence and association between obesity and metabolic syndrome among Chinese elementary school children: a school-based survey

Age group(years) Boy Girl Total
  N % N % N %
7~ 5 2.8 8 3.8 13 3.3
8~ 13 5.6 21 11.2 34 8.1
9~ 13 6.7 17 9.5 30 8.0
10~ 22 6.6 22 6.7 44 6.6
Total 53 5.7 68 7.5 121 6.6