Sample size (n) Metabolic syndrome* Metabolic syndrome** Abdominal obesity# Hypertriglyceridemia# Low HDL cholesterol# High blood pressure# Hyperglycemia#
Total participants 899 3.60% 1.50% 3.70% 31% 17% 4% 9.80%
Age (years)
12-Oct 218 2.70% 0.40% 4.70% 33% 17% 2.80% 18.80%
13-15 219 6.80% 2.70% 10.00% 27.40% 21.90% 7.80% 13.60%
16-18 462 2.50% 1.50% 6% 32.10% 17.20% 4.50% 3.40%
P for linear trend   0.01 0.08 0.04 0.9 0.1 0.03 0.01
Sex  
Male 311 3.80% 1.90% 3% 26% 18% 4% 12%
Female 588 3.50% 1.30% 4% 35% 16% 3.80% 5%
P   0.69 0.12 0.2 0.03 1 1.01 0.02
*Metabolic Syndrome (ATPIII criteria)
**Metabolic Syndrome (IDF criteria)
#Factor analysis (ATPIII criteria)
Table 2: Unadjusted prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and its components based on ATPIII criteria and pediatric criteria from the IDF among North Indian Adolescents aged 10- 18 years.