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Table 4 Adjusted* ORs for colon polyps associated with metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its component according to gender

From: Central obesity and atherogenic dyslipidemia in metabolic syndrome are associated with increased risk for colorectal adenoma in a Chinese population

  Women Men
  Hyperplastic polyp
N = 104
Adenoma (low or high grade) N = 232 Hyperplastic polyp
N = 237
Adenoma (low or high grade) N = 487
   MetS 1.29 (0.80-2.07) 1.04 (0.74-1.46) 1.22 (0.91-1.64) 1.44 (1.16-1.80)
Component of MetS     
Elevated glucose 1.11 (0.68-1.81) 1.17 (0.83-1.64) 1.29 (0.95-1.74) 1.08 (0.86-1.36)
Elevated triglyceride 1.38 (0.83-2.32) 0.98 (0.67-1.45) 1.06 (0.78-1.43) 1.31 (1.04-1.64)
Large waist 1.72 (1.10-2.69) 1.26 (0.92-1.80) 0.99 (0.73-1.36) 1.33 (1.06-1.67)
Low HDL-C 1.30 (0.84-2.01) 1.15 (0.85-1.56) 1.58 (1.18-2.18) 1.45 (1.16-1.80)
High BP 1.65 (1.02-2.64) 1.19 (0.85-1.65) 1.18 (0.87-1.59) 1.05 (0.84-1.31)
  1. *adjusted for age, smoking and alcohol consumption status
  2. Abbreviations: BP, blood pressure; HDL-C, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol.