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Table 2 Mean levels (95% confidence intervals) of individual components of the metabolic syndrome by tertile of biomarker in a model adjusted for age and gender

From: Association of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction with metabolic syndrome, prediabetes and diabetes in adults from Inner Mongolia, China

Tertiles of Biomarker Median Blood Glucose (mg/dL) Waist Circumference (cm) Triglycerides (mg/dL) HDL Cholesterol (mg/dL) Systolic Blood Pressure (mmHg) Diastolic Blood Pressure (mmHg)
hsCRP (mg/L)       
1 3.3 84.4 (83.0, 85.9) 78.0 (77.4, 78.7) 81.2 (73.8, 88.7) 47.7 (46.9, 48.6) 127.5 (126.0, 129.0) 83.2 (82.4, 84.0)
2 5.9 86.1 (84.7, 87.5) 80.9 (80.3, 81.5) 99.7 (92.4, 107.0) 45.7 (44.9, 46.6) 128.4 (126.9, 129.9) 84.2 (83.4, 85.0)
3 15.2 98.2 (96.8, 99.6) 83.7 (83.1, 84.3) 162.9 (155.7, 170.2) 42.4 (41.5, 43.2) 133.6 (132.2, 135.2) 87.1 (86.3, 87.9)
P-value for linear trend < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
sICAM-1 (ng/ml)       
1 234.3 84.2 (82.8, 85.7) 79.8 (79.2, 80.5) 110.9 (103.3, 118.6) 46.7 (45.8, 47.6) 127.7 (126.2, 129.2) 84.0 (83.1, 84.8)
2 329.0 87.8 (86.4, 89.3) 80.7 (80.6, 81.3) 109.9 (102.3, 117.6) 45.1 (44.3, 46.0) 129.1 (127.5, 130.5) 84.5 (83.7, 85.3)
3 421.4 96.9 (95.4, 98.3) 82.2 (81.5, 82.9) 125.1 (117.5, 132.7) 43.9 (43.0, 44.7) 133.0 (131.5, 134.5) 86.1 (85.3, 86.9)
P-value for linear trend < 0.001 < 0.001 0.01 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.001
sE-selectin (ng/mL)       
1 13.6 86.2 (84.8, 87.7) 79.0 (78.4, 79.7) 104.8 (97.1, 112.5) 46.0 (45.1, 46.9) 128.7 (127.2, 130.2) 83.8 (82.9, 84.6)
2 18.3 92.0 (90.5, 93.4) 81.4 (80.8, 82.0) 111.2 (103.6, 118.9) 45.0 (44.2, 45.9) 132.2 (130.7, 133.7) 85.9 (85.1, 86.7)
3 27.9 90.8 (89.4, 92.3) 82.3 (81.7, 82.9) 129.6 (122.1, 137.2) 44.7 (43.8, 45.5) 128.8 (127.3, 130.3) 84.9 (84.1, 85.7)
P-value for linear trend < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.04 0.49 0.20
Angiotensin II (pg/mL)     
1 36.0 90.8 (89.3, 92.3) 80.8 (80.1, 81.4) 104.1 (96.4, 111.8) 46.1 (45.2, 46.9) 127.1 (125.6, 128.6) 83.4 (82.6, 84.2)
2 48.8 90.4 (89.0, 91.9) 81.0 (80.3, 81.6) 113.2 (105.5, 120.8) 43.8 (43.0, 44.7) 129.7 (128.2, 131.2) 84.8 (84.0, 85.7)
3 89.5 87.9 (86.4, 89.3) 81.1 (80.4, 81.7) 128.3 (120.8, 135.9) 45.8 (44.9, 46.6) 132.9 (131.4, 134.3) 86.3 (85.5, 87.1)
P-value for linear trend 0.003 0.56 < 0.001 0.49 < 0.001 < 0.001
  1. Abbreviations: hsCRP, high sensitivity C-reactive protein; sICAM-1, soluble Intercellular adhesion molecule-1; sE-selectin, soluble E-selectin.