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Table 3 Metabolic syndrome reported by general practitioners versus patients meeting the study criteria of metabolic syndrome in the Heart 2005 study (n = 1153).

From: Far from easy and accurate - detection of metabolic syndrome by general practitioners

   MetS reported by GPs (n = 1173) (%)  
   Yes No  
Patients meeting the study criteria of MetS (n = 1160) (%) yes 176 (30.9) 394 (69.1) 570
  no 157 (26.9) 426 (73.1) 583
   333 820 1153
  1. MetS, metabolic syndrome; GPs, general practitioners