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Table 4 Prevalence of metabolic syndrome among all participants (N = 1014) and among the overweight/obese group (N = 258)

From: Metabolic syndrome among 13 year old adolescents: prevalence and risk factors

  All participants Overweight/Obese group
  Metabolic syndrome (N = 26)
% (CI)
No metabolic syndrome (N = 988)
% (CI)
Metabolic syndrome (N = 26)
% (CI)
No metabolic syndrome (N = 232)
% (CI)
Total 2.6 (1.6-3.5) 97.4 (96.4-98.4) 10.0 (6.4-13.8) 90.0 (86.2-93.6)
Gender  
  Male (N = 387)
  Female (N = 627)
3.4 (1.6-5.2)
2.1 (0.9-3.2)
96.6 (94.8-98.4)
97.9 (96.8-99.1)
11.9 (5.7-18.1)
8.7 (4.1-13.3)
88.1 (81.9-94.3)
91.3 (86.7-95.9)
Ethnicity  
  Malay (N = 848)
  Chinese (N = 89)
  Indian (N = 49)
  Others (N = 28)
2.6 (1.5-3.7)
3.4 (-0.5-7.2)
0
3.6 (-3.8-10.9)
97.4(96.3-98.5)
96.6 (92.8-100.4)
100
96.4 (89.1-103.8)
10.3 (6.2-14.5)
10.7 (0.2-22.9)
0
16.7 (0-59.5)
89.7 (85.6-93.8)
89.3 (77.0-101.5)
100
83.3 (40.5-126.2)
Location  
  Urban (N = 545)
  Rural (N = 469)
2.6 (1.2-3.9)
2.6 (1.1-3.9)
97.4 (96.1-98.8)
97.4 (96.0-98.9)
9.6 (4.8-14.4)
10.7 (4.9-16.5)
90.4 (85.6-95.2)
89.3 (83.5-95.1)