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Table 3 Pearson’s correlation coefficients of anthropometric measurements with cardiovascular risk factors for female participants (n = 62)

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) 0.444** 0.454** 0.341* 0.420** 0.452**
FSI (mU/L) 0.546** 0.549** 0.466** 0.438** 0.563**
HOMA-IR 0.559** 0.561** 0.465** 0.460** 0.593**
TG (mmol/L) 0.384** 0.417** 0.289* 0.406** 0.541**
HDL (mmol/L) −0.419** −0.398** −0.228 −0.442** −0.509**
LDL (mmol/L) 0.177 0.176 0.214 0.074 0.202
TC (mmol/L) 0.071 0.085 0.161 −0.028 0.075
TC/HDL 0.419** 0.425** 0.304* 0.405** 0.522**
TG/HDL 0.401** 0.422** 0.272* 0.432** 0.542**
LDL/HDL 0.399** 0.402** 0.294* 0.376** 0.497**
SBP (mm Hg) 0.403** 0.385** 0.283* 0.369** 0.474**
DBP (mm Hg) 0.452** 0.433** 0.363** 0.346* 0.448**
  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