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Table 2 Comparison of each component of metabolic syndrome with or without low back pain

From: Sex differences in the association of metabolic syndrome with low back pain among middle-aged Japanese adults: a large-scale cross-sectional study

   Low back pain (+) (n = 887) Low back pain (−) (n = 44,305) p valuea
Men
 Abdominal obesity + 335 (52.3) 13,709 (45.6) < 0.001
306 (47.7) 16,345 (54.4)  
 Dyslipidemia + 210 (32.8) 9580 (31.9) 0.634
431 (67.2) 20,474 (68.1)  
 High blood pressure + 341 (53.2) 16,009 (53.5) 0.972
300 (46.8) 14,045 (46.7)  
 High blood glucose + 99 (15.4) 4200 (14.0) 0.289
542 (84.6) 25,854 (86.0)  
Women
 Abdominal obesity + 52 (21.1) 1749 (12.3) < 0.001
194 (78.9) 12,502 (87.7)  
 Dyslipidemia + 37 (15.0) 1970 (13.8) 0.584
209 (85.0) 12,281 (86.2)  
 High blood pressure + 86 (35.0) 5231 (36.7) 0.573
160 (65.0) 9020 (63.3)  
 High blood glucose + 19 (7.7) 788 (5.5) 0.137
227 (92.3) 13,463 (94.5)  
  1. Data are presented as number (%)
  2. aPearson’s chi-squared test