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Table 4 Distribution of MetS factors (Mean ± SD) by group

From: The prevalence of metabolic syndrome in patients receiving antipsychotics in Qatar: a cross sectional comparative study

MetS factor Antipsychotics group
(n = 112)
Control group (n = 114)
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 1.60 ± 1.05 1.54 ± 0.99
HDL (mg/dL) 1.22 ± 0.32 1.20 ± 0.44
Fasting plasma glucose (mg/dL) 6.28 ± 4.94 5.72 ± 2.16
Systolic BP (mmHg) 127.69 ± 13.70* 120.87 ± 15.22
Diastolic BP (mmHg) 81.29 ± 10.75* 75.49 ± 12.40
Waist circumference (cm) 97.16 ± 14.09 99.03 ± 92.29
  1. *Higher than the control group (p < 0.05). HDL: High-density lipoproteins