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Table 1 Original Data Included in Factor Analysis

From: An evaluation of the metabolic syndrome in the HyperGEN study

   Blacks (N = 1422) Whites (N = 1470)
Variable Units Kurtosis Skewness Mean Std Dev Kurtosis Skewness Mean Std Dev
BMI kg/m 2 0.51† 0.72 32.04‡ 7.54 0.67 0.77 28.86 5.57
GLUC mg/dl 0.68 0.70 107.37 44.06 1.43 -0.55 100.80 26.38
INS μU/ml 0.34 0.06 10.55 9.24 0.42 0.23 7.45 5.90
LDL mg/dl 0.31 0.33 118.89 36.63 0.36 0.26 116.41 31.56
HDL mg/dl 0.46 0.22 53.58 15.17 0.17 0.18 48.70 14.09
TG mg/dl 0.41 0.35 101.32 56.03 0.17 0.20 144.77 75.24
SBP mm Hg 0.46 0.68 128.45 21.78 0.44 0.62 120.50 18.33
DBP mm Hg 0.85 0.60 74.08 11.59 0.42 0.44 68.96 9.94
WAIST cm 0.51 0.64 102.05 17.78 0.74 0.71 99.22 15.48
WHR ratio 0.11 0.10 0.90 0.08 0.17 0.05 0.92 0.09
%BF % 0.44 0.17 40.00 12.06 0.33 0.57 33.41 9.29
  1. †Kurtosis and skewness are reported after the data were transformed (where necessary) and adjusted (see Material and Methods); ‡number of observations, mean, and standard deviations represent measures from the final sample in factor analysis