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Table 2 Prevalence of metabolic syndrome components according to Framingham risk score (FRS)

From: Framingham risk score for estimation of 10-years of cardiovascular diseases risk in patients with metabolic syndrome

  N (%) Low risk
N (%)
Intermediate risk
N (%)
High risk
N (%)
P*
Patients in group 160 (100) 124 (77.5) 26 (16.3) 10 (6.3)
High SBP (mmHg) 125 (78.1) 90 (72) 25 (20) 10(8) 0.007
High DBP (mmHg) 140 (87.5) 112 (80) 22 (15.7) 6 (4.3) 0.04
High WC (cm) 118 (73.8) 93 (78.8) 19 (16.1) 6 (5.1) 0.018
High FSG (mg/dl) 16 (10) 7 (43.8) 6 (37.5) 3 (18.8) 0.002
High Serum TG (mg/dl) 107 (66.9) 81 (75.7) 17 (15.9) 9 (8.4) 0.276
Low Serum HDL (mg/dl) 114 (71.3) 87 (76.3) 19 (16.7) 8 (7) 0.582
  1. SBP, systolic blood pressure; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; WC, waist circumference; FSG, fasting serum glucose; TG, triglyceride; HDL, high density lipoprotein concentrations. Italic digits provide significant values
  2. *Chi-square test was used for comparisons