Distribution of cardiovascular risk factors in individuals with increased CIMT (CIMT – black bars) and those without increased CIMT control – white bars). High prevalence of central obesity and high non-HDL-C was observed in individuals with increased CIMT. *P<0.05. CIMT: Carotid intima-media thickness; non-HDL: Non-high-density lipoprotein; LDL-C: Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; HDL-C: High-density lipoprotein cholesterol;TG: Triglycerides; IR: Insulin resistance.

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