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Table 5 Components of metabolic syndrome criteria (hypertension: H, hyperlipidemia: L, impaired fasting glucose: G) among 33 examinees (32 males and one female) who became metabolic syndrome after smoking cessation.

From: Smoking cessation, alcohol intake and transient increase in the risk of metabolic syndrome among Japanese smokers at one health checkup institution

BMI < 25 before cessation (n = 20)
Component before cessation Component after cessation n
H L G H L G  
- - - + + - 2
- - - - + + 1
- - - + + + 1
+ - - + + - 2
+ - - + - + 1
- + - + + - 2
- + - + - + 1
- + - - + + 1
- - + + - + 1
- - + - + + 2
+ + - + + - 4
+ + - + - + 1
+ + - + + + 1
BMI ≥ 25 before cessation (n = 13)
Component before cessation Component after cessation n
H L G H L G  
- - - + - + 1
- - - - + + 2
- - - + + + 1
+ - - + + - 2
+ - - + - + 1
- + - + + - 4
- - + + - + 1
- + - + + + 1