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Table 2 Prevalence of metabolic syndrome (%) defined by the JIS definition. The Tromsø Study: Tromsø 6

From: Lean fish consumption is associated with lower risk of metabolic syndrome: a Norwegian cross sectional study

  n %
Total population 2 927 22.5
Women 1 329 19.2
<45 years 209 13.6
45 –59 years 324 17.0
60 –69 years 474 22.5
≥70 years 322 24.4
Men 1 598 26.5
<45 years 296 23.1
45 –60 years 484 28.0
60 –70 years 595 29.9
≥70 years 223 21.6
  1. Metabolic syndrome criteria by the JIS definition: Waist circumference ≥94 cm in 21.6men and ≥80 cm in women, S-triglycerides ≥150 mg/dL (1.7 mmol/L), S-HDL cholesterol <40 mg/dL (1.0 mmol/L) in men and <50 mg/dL (1.3 mmol/L) in women, systolic blood pressure ≥130 mmHg and diastolic blood pressure ≥85 mmHg, S-glucose ≥100 mg/dL (5.5 mmol/L). Serum glucose measured in Tromsø 6 was non-fasting