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Table 1 Systolic and diastolic blood pressure (P sys, P dia), body mass index (BMI), waist circumference and serum lipids (mean ± SD) in the different groups studied.

From: Blood pressure control and components of the metabolic syndrome: the GOOD survey

  MS DM MS + DM MS DM MS DM
P sys (mm Hg) 145 ± 17 144 ± 16 139 ± 17 137 ± 18
P dia (mm Hg) 87 ± 10 83 ± 9 83 ± 10 80 ± 10
BMI (kg/m2) 30,7 ± 4,6 31,7 ± 4,9 27,2 ± 4,1 27,6 ± 4,4
Waist circumference (cm) 108,2 ± 11,5 110,5 ± 13,2 98,2 ± 10,0 97,6 ± 9,8
Total cholesterol (mmol/l) 5,52 ± 0,03 5,17 ± 0,04 5,33 ± 0,03 4,87 ± 0,08
Triglycerides (mmol/l) 2,12 ± 0,03 2,25 ± 0,03 1,29 ± 0,03 1,24 ± 0,06
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l) 1,25 ± 0,01 1,20 ± 0,01 1,55 ± 0,01 1,47 ± 0,03
  1. For significance levels and abbreviations see Figs. 1-5)