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Table 2 Risk factors for metabolic syndrome by sex

From: Metabolic syndrome risk score and time expended in moderate to vigorous physical activity in adolescents

  Male Female
  Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Waist Circumference (cm) 68.0 ± 8.1 66.8 ± 9.1
SBP (mmHg) 106.1 ± 12.9 104.5 ± 13.1
DBP (mmHg) 67.5 ± 14.4 67.6 ± 15.9
Glucose (mg/dL) 79.6 ± 9.0 78.2 ± 9.6
HDL-C (mg/dL) 49.0 ± 11.3 51.2 ± 11.5
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 74.2 ± 35.4 75.9 ± 35.7
  1. SBP: Sistolic Blood Pressure; DBP: Diastolic Blood Pressure; HDL-C: High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol.
  2. No statistical differences between the genders by Student t-test for independent samples.