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Table 1 NHANES 1999–2010 Characteristics: Children 12–19 Years Old with Data on all Metabolic Syndrome Components (n = 4,174)

From: A confirmatory factor analysis of the metabolic syndrome in adolescents: an examination of sex and racial/ethnic differences

    Mean (95% Confidence Interval)
  n % with Mets (95% CI)* BMI Z-score HDL Triglycerides SBP Glucose CRP Insulin Uric Acid
Overall 4,174 8.1 0.6 51.4 88.2 109.5 93.0 1.6 11.3 5.2
   (6.8, 9.4) (0.5, 0.6) (50.8, 51.9) (85.6, 90.8) (108.9, 110.1) (92.6, 93.4) (1.4, 1.7) (10.9, 11.7) (5.1, 5.2)
By Gender and Race/Ethnicity           
 Males           
  Non-Hispanic White 645 11.4 0.5 48.0 94.4 112.1 94.9 1.2 10.3 5.8
  (8.5, 14.3) (0.4, 0.6) (47.0, 49.0) (89.8, 98.9) (111.1, 113.0) (94.3, 95.5) (1.0, 1.4) (9.6, 11.1) (5.8, 5.9)
  Hispanic 866 12.9 0.7 49.1 92.6 111.4 96.0 1.9 12.9 5.6
  (9.5, 16.3) (0.6, 0.8) (48.0, 50.2) (88.0, 97.2) (110.1, 112.7) (95.2, 96.7) (1.4, 2.3) (11.8, 14.1) (5.5, 5.8)
  Non-Hispanic Black 697 4.9 0.6 54.9 68.9 114.6 92.8 1.4 11.1 5.3
  (3.0, 6.7) (0.5, 0.7) (53.5, 56.2) (65.9, 72.0) (113.7, 115.5) (92.1, 93.4) (1.1, 1.8) (10.0, 12.2) (5.2, 5.4)
 Females           
  Non-Hispanic White 566 5.0 0.5 53.3 89.1 106.1 91.4 1.7 10.5 4.7
  (3.3, 6.7) (0.4, 0.6) (52.2, 54.4) (84.2, 94.0) (105.1, 107.1) (90.6, 92.1) (1.3, 2.2) (9.7, 11.3) (4.6, 4.7)
  Hispanic 831 8.2 0.7 52.2 93.9 106.0 91.9 2.1 13.7 4.4
  (5.5, 10.9) (0.6, 0.8) (51.2, 53.2) (84.4, 103.5) (105.2, 106.8) (91.1, 92.7) (1.7, 2.4) (12.6, 14.7) (4.3, 4.5)
  Non-Hispanic Black 569 3.5 0.9 56.4 64.9 109.1 89.4 1.9 14.0 4.3
   (1.8, 5.3) (0.8, 1.0) (55.0, 57.9) (61.9, 67.9) (107.9, 110.2) (88.6, 90.2) (1.6, 2.3) (13.1, 14.9) (4.2, 4.4)
  1. * Pediatric Adaptation of ATP III of Metabolic Syndrome (Ford 2007).