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Table 3 Agreement (Kappa) among anthropometric markers for classifying of obesity

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

  Male Female Both sexes Agreement
BMI-WC 85.66 %(0.47) 70.66 %(0.44) 78.80 %(k = 0.53) Moderate agreement
BMI-WHR 52.27 %(0.14) 52.94 %(0.09) 55.30 % (k = 0.14) Poor agreement
BMI-WHtR 76.09 %(0.39) 69.95 %(0.43) 73.29 % (k = 0.46) Moderate agreement
WC-WHR 60.40 %(0.21) 68.33 %(0.33) 64.03 %(k = 0.29) Fair agreement
WC-WHtR 81.17 %(0.52) 90.37 %(0.78) 85.40 % (k = 0.71) Substantial agreement
WHR-WHtR 67.81 %(0.35) 69.00 %(0.34) 68.36 % (k = 0.37) Fair agreement