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From: Metabolic syndrome and parental history of cardiovascular disease in young adults in urban Ghana

Fig. 3

Number of components of metabolic syndrome by gender. Data were analyzed using Pearson’s χ2 with Fisher adjustment or Yate’s corrections when appropriate. Compared to females, greater proportion of males were without any components metabolic syndrome (56.7% vs 35.9%, p = 0.003). Compared to males, greater proportion of females had two (19.1% vs 4.2%, p < 0.001) or three (13.9% vs 3.1%, p = 0.005) components of metabolic syndrome

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