WC ≥ 80 cm TG ≥ 1.7 mmol/L HDL-C
<1.3 mmol/L
HBPb FPG ≥ 5.6 mmol/L BMI ≥ 23 kg/m2
Crude
All 16.2(0.7) 8.2(0.7) 28.4(1.2) 16.2(0.7) 29.5(1.0) 20.5(0.7)
Urban 17.8(1.0) 6.1(0.9) 25.6(1.7) 16.9(0.9) 30.4(1.4) 21.1(1.0)
Rural 14.3(0.9)a 9.7(1.0)a 30.8(1.6)a 15.4(1.0) 28.4(1.5) 19.8(1.1)
P 0.0100 0.0086 0.0254 0.2660 0.3295 0.4053
Age-adjusted
All 17.4(0.7) 8.3(0.7) 28.6(1.2) 16.2(0.7) 29.8(1.1) 21.7(0.7)
Urban 18.1(0.9) 6.1(0.9) 25.5(1.7) 16.9(0.9) 30.3(1.4) 21.4(1.0)
Rural 16.8(1.1)a 10.5(1.1)a 31.3(1.7)a 15.0(1.0) 29.9(1.6) 22.2(1.2)
P 0.0127 0.0046 0.0304 0.2246 0.5293 0.4258
Data are percentages (SE): WC: Waist Circumstance; TG: Triglycerides; HDL-C:
High Density Cholesterol; FPG: Fasting Plasma Glucose; BMI: Body Mass Index;
The total crude numbers of women studied were 1593 cases in urban area, and
1407 cases in rural area.
a P<0.05 urban vs. rural;
b HBP, high blood pressure, defined as systolic blood pressure ≥ 130 mmHg or diastolic blood pressure ≥ 85 mmHg or on antihypertensive medication.
Table 2: Crude and age-adjusted prevalence of individual components of metabolic syndrome and overweight.