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Table 3 The number of participants meeting metabolic syndrome (MetS) risk factors criteria at baseline and post-intervention

From: The effect of a low-fat, plant-based lifestyle intervention (CHIP) on serum HDL levels and the implications for metabolic syndrome status – a cohort study

Risk factor Baseline Post-program Improved MetS status* % improvement
(N) (N) (N)  
BMI 2228 1951 +277 12.4%
BP 2761 1994 +767 27.8%
FPG 1618 1145 +472 29.2%
TG 1606 1426 +180 11.2%
HDL 2030 2640 - 610 -30.0%
  1. *Number of participants who improved their MetS status during the intervention for each of the five criteria.