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Table 1 Characteristics of studied subjects by sex (n = 1007).

From: Evaluation of metabolic syndrome in adults of Talca city, Chile

  Men Women
  Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
N 339 668
Age (years) 44.3 ± 15.1 45.6 ± 13.5
BMI (kg/mt2) 28.3 ± 4.5 28.5 ± 5.8
Waist circumference (cm) 96.3 ± 12.0 89.2 ± 13.0*
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 133.8 ± 19.6 124.5 ± 20.8*
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 80.7 ± 12.4 75.8 ± 11.0*
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 190.4 ± 175.2 147.6 ± 95.4*
HDLc (mg/dl) 45.8 ± 12.3 55.0 ± 15.3*
Glucose (mg/dl) 100.2 ± 29.2 93.7 ± 24.1*
  1. BMI: body mass index; HDLc: HDL cholesterol
  2. *Student t-test: p < 0.05