Figure 1.

Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in non-smokers, former smokers and current smokers. Note that in all body mass index (BMI) classes prevalence of metabolic syndrome was higher in former smokers than in non-smokers, and that a dose–response relationship was found between prevalence of metabolic syndrome and amount of smoking, especially in women.

Slagter et al. BMC Medicine 2013 11:195   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-195
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