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Table 2 Metabolic syndrome prevalence (as defined by HARM2009) by Portuguese district

From: The prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in Portugal: the PORMETS study

District Prevalence
(95%CI)
Prevalence ratio
(95%CI)
Prevalence
(95%CI)
Prevalence ratio
(95%CI)
  Crude Adjusted for age and sex
Viana do Castelo 42.3 (35.8–48.8) 1.07 (0.91–1.23) 45.9 (39.6–52.1) 1.06 (0.92–1.20)
Braga 28.5 (22.7–34.2) 0.72 (0.59–0.86) 39.2 (32.1–46.2) 0.91 (0.75–1.07)
Vila Real 50.6 (44.2–57.0) 1.28 (1.12–1.44 55.1 (49.3–60.9) 1.27 (1.15–1.39)
Bragança 31.7 (25.8–37.6) 0.80 (0.66–0.95) 35.9 (29.7–42.1) 0.83 (0.70–0.97)
Porto 47.6 (41.1–54.1) 1.20 (1.04–1.37) 47.3 (41.4–53.2) 1.10 (0.97–1.22)
Aveiro 39.5 (33.2–45.8) 1.00 (0.85–1.16) 42.4 (36.2–48.7) 0.98 (0.85–1.11)
Viseu 29.4 (23.5–35.2) 0.74 (0.61–0.89) 38.4 (31.7–45.1) 0.89 (0.74–1.04)
Guarda 43.6 (37.2–49.9) 1.10 (0.95–1.26) 45.1 (39.1–51.1) 1.04 (0.91–1.17)
Coimbra 34.7 (28.7–40.7) 0.88 (0.74–1.03) 39.8 (33.4–46.1) 0.92 (0.78–1.06)
Leiria 48.0 (41.1–54.9) 1.21 (1.04–1.39) 50.7 (44.4–57.0) 1.17 (1.03.1.31)
Castelo Branco 44.0 (37.7–50.3) 1.11 (0.96–1.27) 44.7 (38.8–50.6) 1.04 (0.91–1.16)
Santarém 38.1 (31.9–44.3) 0.96 (0.82–1.12) 43.8 (37.5–50.1) 1.01 (0.88–1.15)
Lisbon 46.0 (39.7–52.3) 1.16 (1.01–1.32) 40.2 (34.7–45.7) 0.93 (0.81–1.05)
Portalegre 43.5 (36.0–50.9) 1.10 (0.92–1.28) 49.4 (42.5–56.2) 1.14 (0.97–1.30)
Évora 41.4 (35.2–47.7) 1.05 (0.90–1.20) 42.8 (37.0–48.6) 0.99 (0.86–1.12)
Setúbal 38.5 (26.6–50.3) 0.97 (0.70–1.26) 46.4 (34.9–58.0) 1.07 (0.80–1.33)
Beja 34.2 (28.1–40.4) 0.86 (0.72–1.02) 34.3 (28.3–40.2) 0.79 (0.67–0.92)
Faro 39.8 (33.9–45.8) 1.01 (0.86–1.16) 41.8 (36.1–47.5) 0.97 (0.84–1.09)
  1. Prevalence considering a 53.2-year mean age and a 42.2% proportion of men in the sample.
  2. Reference class for prevalence ratio estimation:” Deviation coding” – comparison of the individual districts with its global geometric mean.
  3. The PORMETS study was conducted in mainland Portugal from February 2007 to July 2009.