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Table. 1.

Characteristics of the study participants

No. of participants78
Age (yr) 51.2±5.8 
Height (cm)171.5±5.2
Weight (kg)72.3±9.4
BMI (kg/m2)24.6±2.7
Waist circumference (cm)86.4±7.6
Smoking34 (43.6)
Alcohol drinking63 (80.8)
Metabolic syndrome components
 Abdominal obesity*23 (29.5)
 Elevated blood pressure42 (53.8)
 Elevated fasting plasma glucose31 (39.7)
 Reduced HDL-C§11 (14.1)
 Elevated triglycerides28 (35.9)

Data are expressed as means±SEs or numbers (%).

Waist circumference ≥90 cm;

Blood pressure ≥130/85 mmHg or use of medication for hypertension;

Fasting plasma glucose ≥100 mg/dL or use of medication for diabetes;

HDL-C<40 mg/dL or use of medication for dyslipidemia;

Triglycerides ≥150 mg/dL or use of medication for dyslipidemia.

BMI, body mass index; HDL-C, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol.

J Obes Metab Syndr 2017;26:114~121 https://doi.org/10.7570/jomes.2017.26.2.114