TABLE 2

Prevalence of NCEP ATP III (National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III) metabolic syndrome criteria by GAD antibody status

GAD positiveGAD negativeP
n1743,960
Metabolic syndrome positive74.183.7<0.001
Fasting glucose >6.1 mmol/l100100
Waist circumference >102 cm (male), >88 cm (female)66.770.00.335
Blood pressure ≥130 systolic or diastolic ≥85 mmHg77.078.60.627
Triglycerides ≥1.7 mmol/l57.565.20.054
HDL cholesterol <1.0 mmol/l (male), <1.3 mmol/l (female)33.339.30.144
  • Data are percent unless otherwise indicated.