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Table 2 Pearson partial correlation coefficients adjusted for age (N = 5792)

From: Comparative associations between anthropometric and bioelectric impedance analysis derived adiposity measures with blood pressure and hypertension in India: a cross-sectional analysis

  BMI WC HC WHR WHtR Whole Body Fat Trunk Fat SBP DBP PP MAP MBP
BMI Male: 0.90 0.85 0.64 0.90 0.82 0.82 0.29 0.28 0.18 0.30 0.30
Female: 0.88 0.90 0.47 0.88 0.90 0.93 0.24 0.32 0.09 0.30 0.29
WC   Male: 0.83 0.83 0.96 0.80 0.80 0.27 0.29 0.15 0.29 0.29
  Female: 0.84 0.76 0.96 0.82 0.85 0.24 0.32 0.09 0.30 0.28
HC    Male: 0.39 0.76 0.73 0.74 0.24 0.24 0.15 0.25 0.25
   Female: 0.28 0.77 0.83 0.86 0.21 0.29 0.07 0.27 0.25
WHR     Male: 0.84 0.60 0.60 0.21 0.24 0.10 0.24 0.23
    Female: 0.76 0.46 0.48 0.17 0.21 0.07 0.20 0.19
WHtR      Male: 0.79 0.80 0.27 0.28 0.15 0.29 0.29
     Female: 0.83 0.85 0.25 0.32 0.10 0.31 0.29
Whole Body Fat       Male: 0.97 0.30 0.32 0.17 0.33 0.32
      Female: 0.97 0.23 0.31 0.07 0.29 0.27
Trunk Fat        Male: 0.30 0.32 0.15 0.33 0.32
       Female: 0.23 0.32 0.08 0.30 0.28
SBP         Male: 0.79 0.81 0.93 0.97
        Female: 0.77 0.84 0.93 0.97
DBP          Male: 0.28 0.96 0.91
         Female: 0.30 0.95 0.90
PP           Male: 0.55 0.64
          Female: 0.59 0.68
MAP            Male: 0.99
           Female: 0.99
  1. Correlations exclude those on antihypertensive medication. All correlations significant at p < 0.0001. BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference, HC hip circumference, WHR waist-hip ratio, WHtR waist-height ratio, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, PP pulse pressure, MAP mean arterial pressure, MBP mid-blood pressure