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Table 3

Metabolic Syndrome according to General Characteristics and Meal Regularity

VariableDivisionMetabolic syndrome

NormalAbnormalt or F(p)
SexMale120 (77.8)34 (22.2)2.520 (0.116)
Female98 (85.2)22 (14.8)
AgeYoung adult113 (87.6)15 (12.4)6.652 (0.012)
Middle-aged105 (71.8)41 (28.2)
Education≤High school128 (80.3)33 (19.7)0.015 (0.904)
≥College90 (80.9)23 (19.1)
IncomeLow73 (80.1)18 (19.9)0.224 (0.861)
Middle-low61 (83.4)11 (16.6)
Middle-high39 (77.2)16 (22.8)
High45 (81.6)11 (18.4)
SmokingNon-smoker96 (81.4)23 (18.6)0.063 (0.803)
Current smoker122 (80.1)33 (19.9)
Alcohol intake<1 time/month25 (84.6)7 (15.4)0.373 (0.543)
≥1 time/month193 (80.2)49 (19.8)
Meal regularity/day≤One time regularity40 (79.6)9 (20.4)0.129 (0.869)
Two times regularity112 (79.9)32 (20.1)
Three times regularity66 (83.0)15 (17.0)

Values are presented as unweighted count (weighted %).

F: Rao–Scott test.

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