Number of components of the metabolic syndrome (NCEP ATP III definition)
  0 (ref) 1 2 3 4 5
Albuminuria ≥ 30 mg/g 1 2.05 (1.74-2.44) 3.29 (2.78-3.92) 5.32 (4.47-6.36) 9.89 (8.24-11.91) 15.14 (12.01-19.06)
eGFR< 60 ml/min/1.73m2 1 1.13 (1.01-1.26) 1.54 (1.37-1.73) 1.89 (1.66-2.14) 2.16 (1.86-2.51) 2.56 (2.01-3.22)
Age- and gender-adjusted odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals, eGFR: estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate
Table 3: Association of the number of components of metabolic syndrome and risk of renal dysfunction