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Table 2 The prevalence of several components of metabolic syndrome according to the National Cholesterol Education Program’s Adult Treatment Panel (ATP) III criteria [30, 31]

From: Major components of metabolic syndrome and nutritional intakes in different genotype of UCP2 −866G/A gene polymorphisms in patients with NAFLD

Variable NAFLD (N = 75) [n (%)] Control (N = 76) [n (%)] P*
WC (cm) ≥ 90 cm 71 (94.7) 64 (84.2) 0.03
FSG (mg/dl) ≥ 110 mg/dl 2 (2.7) 1 (1.3) 0.55
TG (mg/dl) ≥ 150 mg/dl 40 (53.3) 27 (35.5) 0.03
HDL-C (mg/dl) < 40 mg/dl (male) 18 (50) 13 (44.8) 0.08
HDL-C (mg/dl) < 50 mg/dl (female) 24 (61.5) 18 (38.3) 0.001
  1. Italic values are statistically significant at P <0.05
  2. WC waist circumference, FSG fasting serum glucose, TG triglyceride, HDL-C high density cholesterol
  3. * Based on Chi Square test