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Table 1—

Unadjusted mean concentrations ± SE, geometric mean concentrations ± SE, and percentage ± SE of CRP >3.0 mg/l by presence or absence of metabolic syndrome or its five components among 1,366 participants aged 12–17 years, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999–2000

Metabolic syndrome or componentsSample size
Mean ± SE (mg/l)
Geometric mean ± SE (mg/l)
% ± SE of CRP >3 mg/l
YesNoYesNoPYesNoP*YesNoP
Metabolic syndrome (original NCEP/ATP III) 80 1,286 3.8 ± 1.1 1.4 ± 0.1 0.038 1.8 ± 0.4 0.4 ± 0.03 <0.001 38.4 ± 10.0 10.3 ± 1.0 0.007 
Metabolic syndrome (modified NCEP/ATP III) 85 1,281 3.9 ± 1.1 1.4 ± 0.1 0.030 1.8 ± 0.4 0.4 ± 0.03 <0.001 38.1 ± 9.8 10.3 ± 1.0 0.007 
Abdominal obesity 292 1,074 3.6 ± 0.4 1.1 ± 0.2 <0.001 1.9 ± 0.2 0.4 ± 0.02 <0.001 36.0 ± 4.0 6.5 ± 0.9 <0.001 
Hypertriglyceridemia 254 1,112 1.8 ± 0.3 1.5 ± 0.2 0.436 0.7 ± 0.1 0.4 ± 0.03 0.014 14.4 ± 3.4 11.1 ± 1.2 0.370 
Low HDL cholesterol 230 1,136 2.1 ± 0.4 1.4 ± 0.2 0.132 0.7 ± 0.1 0.4 ± 0.03 0.002 16.1 ± 4.0 10.8 ± 1.0 0.207 
High blood pressure 135 1,231 3.0 ± 0.9 1.4 ± 0.1 0.099 0.9 ± 0.2 0.5 ± 0.03 0.019 22.5 ± 5.9 10.9 ± 1.0 0.053 
Hyperglycemia ≥110 mg/dl 12 1,354 1.3 1.6 ± 0.2 — 0.7 0.5 ± 0.03 — 27.6 11.6 ± 1.1 — 
Hyperglycemia ≥100 mg/dl 44 1,322 2.4 1.5 ± 0.1 — 0.6 0.5 ± 0.03 — 18.4 11.6 ± 1.1 — 
Metabolic syndrome or componentsSample size
Mean ± SE (mg/l)
Geometric mean ± SE (mg/l)
% ± SE of CRP >3 mg/l
YesNoYesNoPYesNoP*YesNoP
Metabolic syndrome (original NCEP/ATP III) 80 1,286 3.8 ± 1.1 1.4 ± 0.1 0.038 1.8 ± 0.4 0.4 ± 0.03 <0.001 38.4 ± 10.0 10.3 ± 1.0 0.007 
Metabolic syndrome (modified NCEP/ATP III) 85 1,281 3.9 ± 1.1 1.4 ± 0.1 0.030 1.8 ± 0.4 0.4 ± 0.03 <0.001 38.1 ± 9.8 10.3 ± 1.0 0.007 
Abdominal obesity 292 1,074 3.6 ± 0.4 1.1 ± 0.2 <0.001 1.9 ± 0.2 0.4 ± 0.02 <0.001 36.0 ± 4.0 6.5 ± 0.9 <0.001 
Hypertriglyceridemia 254 1,112 1.8 ± 0.3 1.5 ± 0.2 0.436 0.7 ± 0.1 0.4 ± 0.03 0.014 14.4 ± 3.4 11.1 ± 1.2 0.370 
Low HDL cholesterol 230 1,136 2.1 ± 0.4 1.4 ± 0.2 0.132 0.7 ± 0.1 0.4 ± 0.03 0.002 16.1 ± 4.0 10.8 ± 1.0 0.207 
High blood pressure 135 1,231 3.0 ± 0.9 1.4 ± 0.1 0.099 0.9 ± 0.2 0.5 ± 0.03 0.019 22.5 ± 5.9 10.9 ± 1.0 0.053 
Hyperglycemia ≥110 mg/dl 12 1,354 1.3 1.6 ± 0.2 — 0.7 0.5 ± 0.03 — 27.6 11.6 ± 1.1 — 
Hyperglycemia ≥100 mg/dl 44 1,322 2.4 1.5 ± 0.1 — 0.6 0.5 ± 0.03 — 18.4 11.6 ± 1.1 — 
*

P value calculated based on log-transformed concentration of CRP.

Unstable estimates.

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