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Table 2 Classification of blood pressure and metabolic characteristics in Syrian adolescents (18 to 19 years)

From: Predictive value of body mass index to metabolic syndrome risk factors in Syrian adolescents

Characteristics   Range n %
SBP (mmHg) Lower <90 mmHg 13 0.6
Normal 90–135 mmHg 1670 80.9
Upper >135 mmHg 381 18.5
DBP (mmHg) Lower <60 mmHg 362 17.5
Normal 60–89 mmHg 1440 69.8
Upper >89 mmHg 262 12.7
FBS (mg/100 ml)) Lower <65 mg/100 ml 1 0.0
Normal 65–110 mg/100 ml 2039 98.8
Upper >110 mg/100 ml 24 1.2
Chol (mg/100 ml) Lower <50 mg/100 ml 8 0.4
Normal 50–200 mg/100 ml 1981 96.0
Upper >200 mg/100 ml 75 3.6
TG (mg/100 ml) Lower <25 mg/100 ml 17 0.8
Normal 25–200 mg/100 ml 1989 96.4
Upper >200 mg/100 ml 58 2.8
HDL-Chol (mg/100 ml) Lower <40 mg/100 ml 20 1.0
Normal 40–75 mg/100 ml 2034 98.5
Upper >75 mg/100 ml 10 0.5
LDL-Chol (mg/100 ml) Lower <155 mg/100 ml 2064 100
Upper >155 mg/100 ml 0 0.0
TG/HDL-Chol Lower <3 mg/100 ml 1950 94.5
Upper >3 mg/100 ml 114 5.5
  1. SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, FBS fasting blood sugar, TG triglycerides, Chol cholesterol, HDL-Chol high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-Chol low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, TG/HDL-Chol triglycerides/ high-density lipoprotein cholesterol