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Table 2 Multivariable linear regression analysis of Anthropometric Indices and ABI

From: Body composition and ankle-brachial index in Ghanaians with asymptomatic peripheral arterial disease in a tertiary hospital

  Unadjusted model Model 1 Model 2
  β p β p β p
All participants      
BMI −0.16 <0.001 −0.14 0.001 −0.15 0.003
WC −0.17 <0.001 −0.15 <0.001 −0.13 0.003
WHR −0.07 0.108 −0.07 0.148 −0.03 0.434
WHtR −0.18 <0.001 −0.17 <0.001 −0.15 0.002
Diabetes patients      
BMI −0.15 <0.001 −0.14 <0.001 −0.2 0.01
WC −0.15 0.006 −0.11 0.042 −0.09 0.119
WHR 0.02 0.684 0.04 0.503 0.05 0.344
WHtR −0.15 0.005 −0.12 0.044 −0.132 0.075
Non-diabetic subjects      
BMI −0.26 <0.001 −0.22 <0.001 −0.21 0.001
WC −0.22 <0.001 −0.19 0.002 −0.19 0.003
WHR −0.04 0.536 −0.06 0.315 −0.07 0.293
WHtR −0.26 <0.001 −0.21 0.002 −0.2 0.003
  1. Model 1: Adjusted for age and gender
  2. Model 2: Adjusted for age, gender, height, mean BP, employment status, diabetes and hypertension status and insulin use
  3. BMI body mass index, WC Waist circumference, WHR waist-hip ratio, WHtR waist-height ratio