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Table 2 Pairwise correlation coefficients among direct and indirect adiposity measures

From: Comparison of direct measures of adiposity with indirect measures for assessing cardiometabolic risk factors in preadolescent girls

Indirect adiposity measure Direct adiposity measure
  Total % body fat logFMI logAndroid fat mass
BMI percentile 0.85 0.90 0.88
BMI 0.87 0.92 0.90
BMI categorya 0.84 0.87 0.85
logWC 0.89 0.92 0.94
logWHtR 0.89 0.90 0.87
  1. WC waist circumference (cm), WHtR waist-to-height-ratio
  2. aSpearman correlation used
  3. n = 269
  4. p > 0.005 for all correlations