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Table 1—

Information about the definition of the metabolic syndrome used in studies of all-cause mortality, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes

Studies*NCEPModified NCEPChange madeWHOModified WHOChange made
Studies of all-cause mortality disease       
    Lakka 2002    No impaired glucose tolerance, no microalbuminuria 
    Katzmarzyk 2004      
    Hunt 2004    Used upper quartile of insulin concentration of nondiabetic participants, no microalbuminuria 
    Ford 2004  Men: BMI ≥30; Women: BMI ≥25 kg/m2    
Studies of cardiovascular disease       
    Onat 2002      
    Lakka 2002    No impaired glucose tolerance, no microalbuminuria 
    Resnick 2003      
    Katzmarzyk 2004      
    Bonora 2004     
    Rutter 2004      
    Hunt 2004    Used upper quartile of insulin concentration of nondiabetic participants, no microalbuminuria 
    McNeill 2004      
    Ridker 2003  Women: BMI >26.7 kg/m2    
    Sattar 2003  Men: BMI >28.8 kg/m2    
    Girman 2004  Men: BMI >28.8; Women: BMI >26.2 kg/m2    
    Ford 2004  Men: BMI ≥30; Women: BMI ≥25 kg/m2    
    Isomaa 2001      
Studies of diabetes       
    Laaksonen 2002    No impaired glucose tolerance, no microalbuminuria 
    Resnick 2003      
    Sattar 2003  Men: BMI >28.8 kg/m2    
    Lorenzo 2003    No impaired glucose tolerance, no microalbuminuria 
    Stern 2004   Not stated   
Studies*NCEPModified NCEPChange madeWHOModified WHOChange made
Studies of all-cause mortality disease       
    Lakka 2002    No impaired glucose tolerance, no microalbuminuria 
    Katzmarzyk 2004      
    Hunt 2004    Used upper quartile of insulin concentration of nondiabetic participants, no microalbuminuria 
    Ford 2004  Men: BMI ≥30; Women: BMI ≥25 kg/m2    
Studies of cardiovascular disease       
    Onat 2002      
    Lakka 2002    No impaired glucose tolerance, no microalbuminuria 
    Resnick 2003      
    Katzmarzyk 2004      
    Bonora 2004     
    Rutter 2004      
    Hunt 2004    Used upper quartile of insulin concentration of nondiabetic participants, no microalbuminuria 
    McNeill 2004      
    Ridker 2003  Women: BMI >26.7 kg/m2    
    Sattar 2003  Men: BMI >28.8 kg/m2    
    Girman 2004  Men: BMI >28.8; Women: BMI >26.2 kg/m2    
    Ford 2004  Men: BMI ≥30; Women: BMI ≥25 kg/m2    
    Isomaa 2001      
Studies of diabetes       
    Laaksonen 2002    No impaired glucose tolerance, no microalbuminuria 
    Resnick 2003      
    Sattar 2003  Men: BMI >28.8 kg/m2    
    Lorenzo 2003    No impaired glucose tolerance, no microalbuminuria 
    Stern 2004   Not stated   
*

Studies are identified by author and year of published report.

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