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Table 1 Definitions of Metabolic Syndrome [35]

From: Assessment of the relationship between metabolic syndrome and obstructive sleep apnea in male drivers of Shahroud city in 2018: a cross sectional study

  Modified NCEP ATP III [36,37,38] IDF [39]
Absolutely required None Central obesity (waist circumference) ≥ 94 cm
Criteria Any three of the five criteria Below Obesity, plus two of the four criteria below
Obesity Waist circumference: > 40 in. (102 cm) Central obesity already required
Hyperglycemia Fasting glucose≥100 mg/dl or Rxa Fasting glucose≥100 mg/dl or Rx
Plasma triglycerides TG ≥150 mg/dl or Rx TG ≥150 mg/dl or Rx
HDL cholesterol < 40 mg/dl or Rx < 40 mg/dl or Rx
Hypertension > 130 mmHg systolic or > 85 mmHg diastolic or Rx > 130 mmHg systolic or > 85 mmHg diastolic or Rx
  1. NCEP: ATP III National Cholesterol Education Program’s Adult Treatment Panel III
  2. IDF International Diabetes Federation
  3. aRx, pharmacologic treatment