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Table 2 Pearson’s correlation coefficients of anthropometric measurements with cardiovascular risk factors for male participants (n = 63)

From: Correlation of adiposity indices with cardiovascular disease risk factors in healthy adults of Singapore: a cross-sectional study

  BMI (kg/m2) WC (cm) HC (cm) WHR BAI
FBG (mmol/L) 0.097 0.145 0.108 0.124 0.048
FSI (mU/L) 0.529** 0.628** 0.544** 0.471** 0.403**
HOMA-IR 0.534** 0.629** 0.548** 0.464** 0.408**
TG (mmol/L) 0.411** 0.412** 0.407** 0.264* 0.424**
HDL (mmol/L) −0.267* −0.374** −0.297* −0.330* −0.174
LDL (mmol/L) 0.022 0.049 0.071 0.007 0.048
TC (mmol/L) −0.005 −0.001 0.029 −0.034 0.038
TC/HDL 0.238 0.315* 0.308* 0.210 0.231
TG/HDL 0.428** 0.446** 0.410** 0.322* 0.445**
LDL/HDL 0.209 0.290* 0.292* 0.186 0.200
SBP (mm Hg) 0.138 0.228 0.060 0.352* 0.066
DBP (mm Hg) 0.076 0.200 −0.001 0.366** −0.007
  1. *Correlation is significant at p < 0.05
  2. **Correlation is significant at p < 0.005
  3. Abbreviations: BAI body adiposity index, BMI body mass index, DBP diastolic blood pressure, FBG fasting blood glucose, FSI fasting serum insulin, HC hip circumference, HDL high density lipoprotein, HOMA-IR homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance, LDL low density lipoprotein, SBP systolic blood pressure, TC total cholesterol, TG triglycerides, WC waist circumference, WHR waist-to-hip ratio