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Table 4 Annual transition probabilities (%) in Markov chain models for women in the 20- to 40-year-old age group

From: Prediction of the development of metabolic syndrome by the Markov model based on a longitudinal study in Dalian City

Original state Follow-up state
No components Isolated hypertension Isolated obesity Isolated hyperglycemia Isolated dyslipidemia 2 components MetS
No components 87.04 1.70 3.85 0.81 3.70 2.15 0.75
Isolated hypertension 24.26 52.97 7.92 0 3.96 8.91 1.98
Isolated obesity 25.78 1.30 54.95 0.26 2.08 12.24 3.39
Isolated hyperglycemia 23.28 1.72 0 57.76 3.45 12.07 1.72
Isolated dyslipidemia 55.11 4.89 4.89 1.33 26.67 6.67 0.44
2 components 24.68 5.11 20.85 2.55 3.83 34.47 8.51
MetS 14.29 4.76 4.76 0 4.76 20.63 50.80