Table 2

Age-adjusted prevalence of individual metabolic abnormalities of the metabolic syndrome among rural adults in Ningxia aged ≥ 25.

Absolute and Prevalence (%, 95%CI)


Han ethnic group

Hui ethnic group

Total


n

928

684

1612


Overweight

234 (14.7, 12.4-16.9)

224 (17.9, 15.3-20.7)

458 (15.6, 13.8-17.4)

Obesity

23 (1.3, 0.6-2.0)

29 (2.2, 1.1-3.3)

52 (1.6, 1.0 -2.2)

Low HDL cholesterol

429 (25.7,22.9-28.5)

376 (30.4, 26.9-33.8)

805 (27.7, 25.5-29.9)

Hypertension

364 (21.1, 18.5-23.7)

257 (21.2, 18.1-24.2)

621 (21.1, 19.2-23.2)

Hyper-triglyceridemia

129 (7.6, 5.9-9.3)

117 (9.7, 7.5-11.9)

246 (8.5, 7.1-9.8)

High FPG or on medication

405 (23.7,20.9-26.4)

308 (24.9,21.7-28.2)

713 (24.2, 22.1-26.3)

Metabolic syndrome (IDF)

186 (10.3, 8.4-12.3)

169 (13.7, 11.2-16.3)

355 (11.8, 10.2-13.4)


Over weight: BMI≥ 25 and BMI < 30; Obesity: BMI≥ 30; Low HDL cholesterol: HDL-C < 1.03 mmol/L in men, HDL-C < 1.29 mmol/l in women; Hypertension: systolic or diastolic blood pressure of 130/85 mm Hg or higher or previously diagnosed hypertension; Hyper-triglyceridemia: defined as total serum cholesterol levels 5.72 mmol/L; High FPG or on medication: fasting plasma glucose ≥ 5.6 mmol/L or previously diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus

Yi et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:140   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-140

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