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Table 2 Pearson correlation coefficients between ADP-estimated BF% and independent variables

From: Body adiposity index performance in estimating body fat in a sample of severely obese Brazilian patients

Variable r p Confidence interval (95 %) p value
Lower Higher
Age (years) 0.137 -0.098 0.357 0.252
Body weight (kg) 0.259 0.03 0.463 0.028
Height (m) -0.156 -0.374 0.078 0.19
BMI (kg/m2) 0.529 0.338 0.677 < 0.001
Abdominal circumference (cm) 0.27 0.041 0.472 0.022
Hip circumference (cm) 0.59 0.414 0.723 < 0.001
Waist/hip ratio -0.24 -0.447 -0.009 0.042
BF%–BAI 0.664 0.511 0.776 < 0.001
  1. Abbreviations: ADP air displacement plethysmography, BF% body fat percentage, BMI body mass index, BAI body adiposity index, r p Pearson correlation coefficient