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Table 1 Criteria for metabolic syndrome classification according to the NCEP/ATPIII A

From: Prevalence of metabolic syndrome among patients with schizophrenia in Ethiopia

  NCEP ATP III A
Definition Any three of the following 5 features
Waist Circumference (cm) Male ≥102, Female ≥88
Blood Pressure (mm Hg) Systolic ≥130, or Diastolic ≥85
Triglyceride (mg/dl) ≥ 150
Fasting blood glucose (mg/dl) ≥100
HDL Cholesterol (mg/dl) M < 40, F < 50
  1. Abbreviations: NCEP ATP III A National Cholesterol Education Programs Adult Treatment Panel III