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Table 2 Prevalence of MetS and its components in Jiangsu adult residents

From: Predicting value of five anthropometric measures in metabolic syndrome among Jiangsu Province, China

MetS components Male (%) Female (%) P value Crude/standardized prevalence (%)
MetS 31.7 38.0 <0.001 35.2/34.8
Central obesity 51.3 53.8 0.027 52.7/52.5
Elevated triglycerides 37.8 36.2 0.138 36.9/37.0
Reduced HDL-C 17.1 46.1 <0.001 33.1/31.2
Elevated blood pressure 56.5 47.5 <0.001 51.5/52.1
Elevated fasting glucose 26.0 26.2 0.835 26.1/26.1
  1. MetS: metabolic syndrome; Central obesity: male/female’s waist circumference ≥ 85/80 cm