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Table 3 Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and its components in the ISOR population

From: Association study of APOE gene polymorphisms with diabetes and the main cardiometabolic risk factors, in the Algerian population

  Total population (n = 787) Men (n = 378) Women (n = 409) p
  N(%) N(%) N(%)  
T2D 80(10.6%) 42(11.6%) 38(9.7%) 0.40
Obesity 167(21.2%) 34(9%) 133(32.5%) < 0.0001*
MetS 155(20.0%) 51(13.7%) 104(25.9%) < 0.0001*
HBP 160(23.1%) 80(21.2%) 80(19.6%) 0.58
  1. T2D type 2 diabetes, MetS metabolic syndrome, HBP high blood pressure. p value when comparing distributions among men and women subjects. Significant p values are indicated in italics with an asterisk