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Table 8 Measures related to metabolic syndrome by ethnicity (South Asian and white European only*)

From: The Reversal Intervention for Metabolic Syndrome (TRIMS) study: rationale, design, and baseline data

Metabolic syndrome components All Intervention Control p value
(I vs. C)
  SA , (n = 18) WE , (n = 62) SA , (n = 11) WE , (n = 31) SA , (n = 7) WE , (n = 31) SA WE
Waist circumference(cm) 101.6 ± 10.6 106.8 ± 10.8 101.6 ± 8.4 104.7 ± 10.8 101.6 ± 14.1 109.0 ± 10.5 p = 0.989 p = 0.118
Systolic BP (mmHg) 135.2 ± 16.8 132.0 ± 15.1 137.6 ± 15.4 133.9 ± 12.4 131.3 ± 19.4 130.1 ± 17.5 p = 0.452 p = 0.326
Diastolic BP (mmHg) 90.2 ± 9.7 84.8 ± 9.3 92.6 ± 8.1 83.1 ± 9.1 86.6 ± 11.5 86.4 ± 9.3 p = 0.213 p = 0.163
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l) 1.20 [0.98 - 1.43] 1.20 [1.08 - 1.43] 1.10 [0.90 - 1.20] 1.30 [1.10 - 1.80] 1.30 [1.20 - 1.60] 1.20 [1.10 - 1.30] p = 0.082 p = 0.015
Triglycerides (mmol/l) 1.65 [1.20 - 1.95] 1.60 [1.10 - 2.03] 1.70 [1.20 - 2.10] 1.40 [0.80 - 1.90] 1.60 [1.40 - 1.90] 1.70 [1.40 - 2.20] p = 0.784 p = 0.053
FPG (mmol/l) 5.29 ± 0.60 5.20 ± 0.55 5.20 ± 0.49 5.25 ± 0.43 5.43 ± 0.77 5.15 ± 0.65 p = 0.450 p = 0.480
Proportion meeting IDF criteria for:         
   BP 15 (83.3) 56 (90.3) 9 (81.8) 28 (90.3) 6 (85.7) 28 (90.3) p = 1.000 p = 1.000
   FPG 5 (27.8) 17 (27.4) 3 (27.3) 9 (29.0) 2 (28.6) 8 (25.8) p = 1.000 p = 1.000
   HDL 14 (77.8) 56 (90.3) 8 (72.7) 27 (87.1) 6 (85.7) 29 (93.5) p = 1.000 p = 0.671
   Triglycerides 13 (72.2) 52 (83.9) 7 (63.6) 28 (90.3) 6 (85.7) 24 (77.4) p = 0.596 p = 0.300
Total no of IDF criteria met:         
   3 8 (44.4) 17 (27.4) 6 (54.5) 7 (22.6) 2 (28.6) 10 (32.3) p = 0.446 p = 0.670
   4 9 (50.0) 33 (53.2) 5 (45.5) 18 (58.1) 4(57.1) 15 (48.4)   
   5 1 (5.6) 12 (19.4) 0 (00.0) 6 (19.4) 1 (14.3) 6 (19.4)