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Table 2 Age-and-gender specific cutoff points for total fat associated with metabolic risk

From: Age and gender specific cut-off points for body fat parameters among adults in Qatar

Variable Cut-point Sensitivity Specificity AUC Cut-point Sensitivity Specificity AUC
Men Women
Total fat, Age < 40 34.0 67.6 79.0 0.7 34.0 82.8 69.5 0.8
Total fat, Age ≥ 40 30.6 67.8 66.2 0.7 35.6 62.5 59.5 0.6
Percent fat, Age < 40 35.1 71.6 66.2 0.7 45.1 79.3 62.8 0.7
Percent fat, Age ≥ 40 34.8 70.6 60.1 0.7 46.3 57.6 57.1 0.6
Trunk fat, Age < 40 20.8 67.6 84.7 0.8 15.7 86.2 68.3 0.8
Trunk fat, Age ≥ 40 18.9 69.0 72.7 0.7 18.0 68.5 66.6 0.7
Trunk fat percentage, Age < 40 19.5 75.7 69.4 0.7 22.4 69.0 77.0 0.7
Trunk fat percentage, Age > =40 21.6 66.7 72.7 0.7 23.4 65.8 66.1 0.7
Visceral fat, Age < 40 1.2 78.1 73.1 0.8 0.8 85.7 81.9 0.9
Visceral fat, Age ≥ 40 2.0 64.8 83.8 0.7 1.0 75.7 67.0 0.7
Viseral fat percentage, Age < 40 1.4 71.2 74.1 0.7 1.0 85.7 81.2 0.8
Viseral fat percentage, Age > =40 1.9 72.9 64.9 0.7 1.4 66.9 74.8 0.7
  1. Sensitivities and specificities are expressed in percentage (%), and cut-off values are expressed in kg. AUC Area under the curve expressed in percentage (%)