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Table 1 The prevalence of MetS stratified by age, gender and eight ethnic groups in China

From: Prevalence of metabolic syndrome among ethnic groups in China

Ethnic groupsGenderAge groupCrude prevalence
(%)
Standardised prevalence
(%)
8–12(%)13–17(%)18–24(%)25–39(%)40–59(%)> 60(%)
HanM(%)0.90(0.31–1.48)2.64(1.91–3.37)3.50(2.38–4.62)24.01(21.70–26.32)30.22(27.98–32.47)26.81(23.77–29.86)14.60(13.81–15.40)20.59(20.2–21.0)
 F(%)1.74(0.92–2.56)2.73(2.01–3.45)1.31(0.57–2.05)9.85(8.35–11.35)29.28(27.26–31.30)46.93(43.19–50.67)14.02(13.26–14.78)19.63(19.2–20.1)
 Total(%)1.31(0.81–1.82)2.69(2.17–3.20)2.47(1.78–3.16)16.40(15.04–17.77)29.71(28.21–31.21)36.01(33.57–38.44)14.30(13.75–14.85)19.80(19.5–20.1)
LiM(%)1.18(0.03–6.38)2.80(0.76–4.84)3.23(0.67–9.14)11.96(8.13–15.78)16.38(11.62–21.14)16.00(1.63–30.37)8.95(7.14–10.75)9.94(9.0–10.9)
 F(%)5.80(0.28–11.31)4.39(1.73–7.04)2.70(0.33–9.42)13.21(9.25–17.18)21.25(16.39–26.10)33.33(15.55–51.11)12.62(10.51–14.73)14.15(13.1–15.2)
 Total(%)3.25(0.45–6.05)3.56(1.90–5.22)2.99(0.41–5.58)12.59(9.83–15.35)19.01(15.59–22.43)25.00(13.23–36.77)10.77(9.38–12.16)12.04(11.3–12.7)
MiaoM(%)0.000.0012.50(0.32–52.65)22.45(10.77–34.13)22.22(11.96–32.49)18.52(3.87–33.17)12.06(8.08–16.04)15.83(13.7–18.0)
 F(%)0.000.0010.00(0.25–44.50)3.85(0.10–19.64)24.53(12.94–36.11)0.007.69(3.95–11.43)8.84(6.9–10.8)
 Total(%)0.000.0011.11(1.38–34.71)16.00(7.70–24.30)23.28(15.59–30.97)14.29(2.69–25.88)10.18(7.39–12.96)13.72(12.2–15.3)
MongolianM(%)0.45(0.01–2.50)2.25(0.07–4.42)1.52(0.04–8.16)17.72(9.30–26.14)22.99(14.15–31.83)20.83(4.59–37.08)6.87(4.93–8.81)14.46(13.2–15.8)
 F(%)2.75(0.58–4.92)1.83(0.05–3.62)3.64(0.14–7.13)6.67(2.86–10.47)14.38(8.94–19.81)36.11(20.42–51.80)6.73(5.10–8.36)10.40(9.4–11.4)
 Total(%)1.59(0.42–2.77)2.02(0.63–3.41)2.84(0.39–5.30)10.25(6.44–14.05)17.41(12.68–22.14)30.00(18.40–41.60)6.79(5.54–8.03)11.61(10.8–12.4)
KoreanM(%)4.76(0.99–13.29)4.28(1.38–7.18)6.90(0.85–22.77)42.86(29.90–55.82)44.83(34.38–55.28)46.99(36.25–57.73)22.77(19.11–26.43)37.60(35.6–39.6)
 F(%)3.80(0.79–10.70)6.07(3.42–8.72)4.55(0.12–22.84)16.46(8.28–24.63)45.83(35.87–55.80)61.90(52.62–71.19)20.89(17.87–23.92)34.52(32.8–36.2)
 Total(%)4.23(0.92–7.53)5.40(3.42–7.38)5.88(1.23–16.24)27.41(19.88–34.93)45.36(38.14–52.57)55.32(48.21–62.43)21.68(19.35–24.02)35.42(34.1–36.7)
HuiM(%)2.00(0.24–7.04)1.08(0.22–3.12)5.99(2.39–9.59)35.51(26.45–44.58)36.60(29.82–43.38)34.15(19.63–48.66)15.56(13.17–17.94)25.32(23.9–26.7)
 F(%)1.63(0.20–5.75)1.71(0.22–3.19)0.98(0.12–3.50)12.39(6.31–18.46)30.30(23.29–37.32)75.00(57.68–92.32)9.87(7.94–11.80)21.83(20.5–23.1)
 Total(%)1.79(0.05–3.54)1.40(0.44–2.37)3.23(1.43–5.03)23.64(18.02–29.25)33.70(28.81–38.59)49.23(37.08–61.38)12.66(11.13–14.19)22.82(21.9–23.8)
TujiaM(%)0.000.004.76(0.58–16.16)11.69(4.51–18.86)26.00(17.40–34.60)15.63(3.04–28.21)12.61(9.05–16.18)13.45(11.7–15.2)
 F(%)0.000.003.70(0.09–18.97)1.45(0.04–7.81)18.75(7.71–29.79)39.13(19.19–59.08)8.40(4.88–11.93)11.99(10.0–14.0)
 Total(%)0.000.004.35(0.91–12.18)6.85(2.75–10.95)23.65(16.80–30.49)25.45(13.94–36.97)10.86(8.31–13.41)12.90(11.6–14.2)
TibetanM(%)1.04(0.03–5.67)0.39(0.01–2.17)1.69(0.04–9.09)11.88(5.57–18.19)18.75(7.71–29.79)11.11(2.35–29.16)4.62(2.92–6.32)9.38(8.2–10.5)
 F(%)0.001.67(0.22–3.12)1.32(0.03–7.11)5.10(1.66–8.54)7.22(2.07–12.37)5.88(0.15–28.69)2.82(1.66–3.98)4.20(3.5–4.9)
 Total(%)0.44(0.01–2.41)1.08(0.22–1.94)1.48(0.18–5.25)7.75(4.49–11.01)11.03(5.93–16.13)9.09(0.60–17.59)3.59(2.60–4.58)6.17(5.6–6.8)
  1. Data is expressed as prevalence (95% confidence interval)