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Table 1 Criteria of metabolic syndrome by the National Cholesterol Education Program

From: Gender differences in metabolic syndrome components among the Korean 66-year-old population with metabolic syndrome

Component Criteria
Central obesity Waist measurement >90 cm (male) or >80 cm (female)
Low HDL cholesterol HDL-C <40 mg/dL (male) or <50 mg/dL (female)
High blood pressure BP >130/85 mmHg
Hypertriglyceridemia TG >150 mg/dL
Elevated blood sugar Fasting blood sugar >100 mg/dL
  1. HDL high density lipoprotein, BP blood pressure, TG triglyceride