Table 3

Prevalence of metabolic syndrome according to definition used
Definitions JC 2009 IDF 2005 NCEP 2004 NCEP 2001 EGIR 1999 WHO 1998
Controls 18 23 18 16 12 14
Rheumatoid arthritis 32.3* 48.6* 32.4* 24.6* 18* 20*

* For all definitions p<0.05.

Rostom et al.

Rostom et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013 14:147   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-14-147

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