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Table 2 Correlations among anthropometric markers of cardio-metabolic diseases

From: Measurement of overweight and obesity an urban slum setting in sub-Saharan Africa: a comparison of four anthropometric indices

  BMI-WHR BMI-WC BMI-WHtR WHR-WC WHR-WHtR WC-WHtR
Overall 0.12 0.69 0.75 0.44 0.38 0.93
Men (all) 0.27 0.58 0.66 0.51 0.52 0.92
>60 0.26 0.57 0.61 0.48 0.49 0.93
45–60 0.28 0.61 0.67 0.48 0.49 0.93
<45 0.23 0.55 0.65 0.48 0.49 0.91
Women (all) 0.15 0.74 0.75 0.49 0.49 0.95
>60 0.09 0.71 0.73 0.32 0.34 0.94
45–60 0.12 0.75 0.77 0.46 0.45 0.95
<45 0.15 0.74 0.77 0.50 0.49 0.95