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Table 1 Definition of MetS in study participants

From: Pilot study on the effects of a 2-week hiking vacation at moderate versus low altitude on plasma parameters of carbohydrate and lipid metabolism in patients with metabolic syndrome

Patient no. and code Sex (m/f) Age (yrs) Waist circumference (cm) Fasting TG >150 mg/dL or drug treatment for elevated TG (yes/no) Serum HDL-C (mg/dl) Arterial blood pressure >130/85 mmHg or drug treatment for hypertension (yes/no) Fasting plasma glucose >100 mg/dL or drug treatment for hyperglycemia (yes/no)
Moderate altitude
1/003 M 54 125 Yes 38 Yes Yes
2/006 M 39 122 Yes 31 Yes Yes
3/007 F 53 136 Yes 56 Yes Yes
4/008 F 60 132 Yes 39 Yes Yes
5/010 F 53 77 Yes 44 Yes No
6/012 M 47 91 Yes 55 Yes No
7/014 F 56 94 Yes 48 Yes No
8/015 F 39 97 Yes 62 Yes No
Low altitude
9/001 F 66 101 Yes 54 Yes No
10/002 M 60 115 Yes 44 Yes Yes
11/004 M 67 113 No 45 Yes Yes
12/005 F 63 86 Yes 50 Yes Yes
13/009 F 55 107 Yes 44 Yes Yes
14/011 M 69 139 Yes 48 Yes Yes
  1. Abbreviations: M male, F female, TG triglycerides, HDL-C high density lipoprotein cholesterol.