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Table 1 Definition of metabolic syndrome

From: Vitamin D deficiency and metabolic syndrome in elderly Chinese individuals: evidence from CLHLS

Criteria Modified ATP III Guidelines Chinese Diabetes Society (CDS) Criteria Modified Criteria (2012)
At least 3 of the following factors listed below 3 or 4 of the following factors listed below Waist circumference measurement (below) plus at least 1 of the following factors listed below
Fasting glucose ≥100 mg/dL or diagnosis of type 2 diabetes ≥110 mg/dL or known treatment for diabetes ≥100 mg/dL or diagnosis of type 2 diabetes
Waist circumference ≥90 cm for males and ≥ 80 cm for females Not applied ≥90 cm for males and ≥ 80 cm for females
Blood pressure ≥130/85 mmHg or known treatment for hypertension ≥140 /90 mmHg or known treatment for hypertension ≥130/85 mmHg or known treatment for hypertension
Serum triglycerides ≥150 mg/dL or treatment for the same triacylglycerol ≥150 mg/dL or high-density lipoprotein cholesterol < 35 mg/dL for males and < 39 mg/dL for females ≥150 mg/dL or treatment for the same
Serum high-density lipoprotein cholesterol < 40 mg/dL for males and < 50 mg/dL for females or treatment for the same < 40 mg/dL for males and < 50 mg/dL for females or treatment for the same
Body mass index Not applied ≥25 kg/m2 Not applied