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Table 3 Associations between basic characteristics and MetS

From: The associations of eating behavior and dietary intake with metabolic syndrome in Japanese: Saku cohort baseline study

  Men Women
MetS (n = 535) w/o MetS (n = 2067) MetS (n = 113) w/o MetS (n = 1731)
Age (years) 61.1 ± 8.9 58.6 ± 10.2* 63.1 ± 8.4 58.1 ± 9.8*
Height (cm) 168.4 ± 5.8 168.0 ± 6.2 154.4 ± 5.4 155.7 ± 5.6*
Weight (kg) 74.2 ± 9.1 65.2 ± 9.0* 66.0 ± 7.7 53.3 ± 7.7*
BMI (kg/m2) 26.1 ± 2.7 23.1 ± 2.6* 27.7 ± 2.9 22.0 ± 2.9*
Waist circumference (cm) 92.6 ± 6.3 83.4 ± 7.3* 96.7 ± 5.7 79.7 ± 8.3*
Visceral fat area (cm2) 142.6 ± 46.0 104.4 ± 39.8* 115.6 ± 37.7 67.8 ± 33.1*
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 127.4 ± 14.9 117.6 ± 14.4* 127.8 ± 16.4 111.4 ± 14.7*
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 80.4 ± 10.9 74.0 ± 10.8* 78.4 ± 11.6 68.9 ± 10.9*
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 49.2 ± 11.6 56.2 ± 13.6* 56.6 ± 12.1 64.9 ± 14.3*
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 118.0 ± 28.6 118.8 ± 28.9 130.2 ± 31.4 122.2 ± 28.8*
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 169.3 ± 97.7 113.5 ± 66.4* 137.3 ± 64.2 89.6 ± 47.2*
γ-glutamyl transferase (IU/L) 64.2 ± 67.1 43.7 ± 46.1* 37.1 ± 32.9 22.4 ± 20.8*
Uric acid (mg/dL) 6.4 ± 1.3 6.1 ± 1.2* 5.4 ± 1.2 4.6 ± 1.0*
Blood urea nitrogen (mg/dL) 14.8 ± 3.8 14.6 ± 3.6 14.1 ± 3.6 13.8 ± 3.3
Creatinine (mg/dL) 0.87 ± 0.17 0.85 ± 0.19* 0.64 ± 0.14 0.63 ± 0.11
Fasting plasma glucose (mg/dL) 116.2 ± 21.8 101.8 ± 14.8* 116.1 ± 24.6 97.9 ± 12.9*
HbA1c (%) 6.1 ± 0.7 5.7 ± 0.5* 6.2 ± 0.7 5.7 ± 0.5*
Fasting insulin (μU/mL) 7.6 ± 4.9 4.4 ± 2.9* 8.7 ± 4.5 4.4 ± 2.5*
HOMA-IR 2.2 ± 1.8 1.1 ± 0.8* 2.6 ± 1.7 1.1 ± 0.7*
  1. Values are means ± SD. MetS metabolic syndrome, w/o without
  2. *Significant difference between in the subject with MetS and without MetS (p < 0.05)