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Table 3 —

Prevalence of different combinations of the individual components of the metabolic syndrome* in 35–70-year-old male and female subjects with NGT, IFG/IGT, and diabetic glucose tolerance

NGT
IFG/IGT
Type 2 diabetes
MaleFemaleMaleFemaleMaleFemale
Obesity + dyslipidemia 25 41 21 51 49 
Obesity + hypertension 20 11 28 23 50 50 
Obesity + hypertension + dyslipidemia 15 10 29 31 
Hypertension + dyslipidemia 16 14 31 36 
Obesity + microalbuminuria 21 11 
Hypertension + microabluminuria 16 10 
Dyslipidemia + microabluminuria 14 
NGT
IFG/IGT
Type 2 diabetes
MaleFemaleMaleFemaleMaleFemale
Obesity + dyslipidemia 25 41 21 51 49 
Obesity + hypertension 20 11 28 23 50 50 
Obesity + hypertension + dyslipidemia 15 10 29 31 
Hypertension + dyslipidemia 16 14 31 36 
Obesity + microalbuminuria 21 11 
Hypertension + microabluminuria 16 10 
Dyslipidemia + microabluminuria 14 

Data are %.

*

The definition of the metabolic syndrome was based on the recent WHO proposal (17).

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