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Table 4 Binary relationship between anthropometric indices and cardio-metabolic makers (odds ratio with 95 % confidence intervals; adjusted for age and sex)

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

  Hypertension Hyperglycemia Hypercholesterolemia
BMI 2.13 (1.77, 2.58) 2.48 (1.79, 3.43) 1.52 (1.26,1.84)
WC 2.27 (1.80, 2.86) 4.07 (2.70,6.15) 1.38 (1.09, 1.74)
WHR 1.55 (1.28, 1.87) 1.61 (1.15, 2.25) 1.83 (1.52, 2.22)
WHtR 1.73 (1.43, 2.11) 2.43 (1.70, 3.48) 1.56 (1.29, 1.89)