||Metabolic syndrome will increase the possibility of chronic disease among the middle and old-aged people.To discuss the relevance of metabolic syndrome prevalence and each risk factors is the purpose of this study.
Methods: The measure used is taking the physical examination from a polyclinic in Taipei city as the source of samples which collected from April through September, 2009, altogether 714, to study. The diagnosis standard is based on the third Report of NECP (ATPIII) on adult’s suggestions. The statistical method adopts the SPSS statistical analysis which uses t-test of independent samples and Chi-Square Test to test the difference of groups, and the relationship between metabolic syndrome and each factor, also uses Regression analysis to analyze the relationship metabolic syndrome prevalence and each risk factors.
Results: The result indicates that there are 255 males (35.7%) and 459 females (64.3%), average age is 48.37±9.52 years old (19~78 years old), among the 714 patients. The prevalence of metabolic syndrome is 13.4% overall, for males and females is 21.6% and 8.9% respectively. Therefore, there is significant differentia of metabolic syndrome prevalence between males and females on statistics (P<0.05). It proves there is a significant positive relationship (P<0.05) among metabolic syndrome and age、blood pressure、LDL-Cholesterol and BMI, through correlation analysis. Chi-Square Test suggests that the correlation analysis between those addicted to smoking and metabolic syndrome shows a significant positive relationship (P<0.05). There is a significant negative relationship between those who have the habit of doing exercises and metabolic syndrome (P<0.05), so it indicates that the person who has the habit of doing exercises will not easy to get metabolic syndrome . Using Logistic Regression indicates that there is a significant positive relationship among blood pressure、BMI、Glucose、Triglyceride and metabolic syndrome (P<0.05). On the contrary, there is a significant negative relationship between metabolic syndrome and HDL-Cholesterol (P<0.05).
Conclusion: The result of this study indicates that the prevalence of metabolic syndrome exists significant difference between males and females，and indicates it lower in Taipei than in other counties.