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Table 1 ATPIII, Updated ATP III, and IDF definitions of metabolic syndrome [2-4]

From: Metabolic syndrome in Thai schizophrenic patients: a naturalistic one-year follow-up study

  ATP III (2000) Updated ATP III (2004) IDF (2005)
Elevated waist circumference Male ≥ 102 cm;
Female ≥ 88 cm
Male ≥ 102 cm;
Female ≥ 88 cm
for Caucasians
   Male ≥ 90 cm;
Female ≥ 80 cm for Asian Americans
Male ≥ 90 cm;
Female ≥ 80 cm
for South Asians/Chinese
Elevated triglycerides ≥150 mg/dL ≥150 mg/dL or receiving drug treatment
Decreased high-density lipoprotein cholesterol Male <40 mg/dL;
Female <50 mg/dL
Male <40 mg/dL; Female <50 mg/dL or receiving drug treatment
Elevated blood pressure ≥130/≥85 mm Hg ≥130/≥85 mm Hg or receiving drug treatment
Elevated fasting plasma glucose ≥110 mg/dL ≥100 mg/dL or receiving drug treatment