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Table 4 Prevalence of the number of MetS risk factors by waist circumference categories

From: Metabolic syndrome among adolescents in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is attributable to the high prevalence of low HDL levels: a cross-sectional study

No. of MetS risk factors Normal WC (n = 501) High WC (n = 90) All (n = 591)
0 288 (57.5) 0 (0) 288 (48.7)
1 155 (30.9) 36 (40) 191 (32.3)
2 51 (10.2) 32 (35.6) 83 (14.0)
3 7 (1.4) 18 (20) 25 (4.2)
4 0 (0) 2 (2.2) 2 (0.4)
5 0 (0) 2 (2.2) 2 (0.4)
Total 501 (84.3) 90 (15.2) 591 (100)
  1. Values are reported as frequencies (percentages): n (%)
  2. WC waist circumference
  3. N.B some categories do not add up to 100% due to missing data