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Table 4 Sex and age-specific prevalence of premorbid Metabolic Syndrome based on WHO proposal

From: Screening premorbid metabolic syndrome in community pharmacies: a cross-sectional descriptive study

  Prevalences of Pre-MetS
  Total (%) Men (%) Women (%) p
Age ranges:     
18-39 years 8.7 (14/161) 10.7 (8/75) 7.0 (6/86) 0.419
40-52 years 17.9 (30/168) 25.0 (21/84) 10.7 (9/84) 0.026
53-60 years 28.1 (43/153) 34.9 (22/63) 23.3 (21/90) 0.144
61-65 years 35.3 (49/139) 32.9 (25/76) 38.1 (24/63) 0.594
Total 21.9 (136/621) 25.5 (76/298) 18.6 (60/323) 0.041