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Table 4 Area under the receiver operating characteristic curves (N = 5990)

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

  Male Female
  Area Under Curve (95% CI)
Anthropometric Measures
 Body Mass Index 0.70 (0.68, 0.72) 0.76 (0.74, 0.77)
 Waist Circumference 0.70 (0.68, 0.72) 0.76 (0.74, 0.77)
 Hip Circumference 0.69 (0.66, 0.71) 0.75 (0.73, 0.76)
 Waist-Hip Ratio 0.68 (0.66, 0.70) 0.73 (0.72, 0.75)
 Waist-Height Ratio 0.70 (0.68, 0.72) 0.76 (0.74, 0.78)
Bioelectrical Impedance Measures
 Body Fat Percentage 0.71 (0.68, 0.73) 0.75 (0.74, 0.77)
 Trunk Fat Percentage 0.71 (0.69, 0.73) 0.76 (0.74, 0.77)
  Difference Between Area Under Curve (95% CI)
Body Fat Percentagea
 Body Mass Index −0.0046 (−0.0143, 0.0051) 0.0021 (−0.0035, 0.0077)
 Waist Circumference −0.0067 (−0.0171, 0.0037) 0.0010 (−0.0062, 0.0082)
 Hip Circumference −0.0194 (−0.0312, −0.0076) −0.0083 (−0.0150, −0.0016)
 Waist-Hip Ratio −0.0242 (−0.0383, −0.0101) −0.0193 (−0.0305, −0.0082)
 Waist-Height Ratio −0.0088 (−0.0192, 0.0015) 0.0048 (−0.0025, 0.0121)
 Trunk Fat Percentage 0.0026 (−0.0018, 0.0069) 0.0019 (−0.0020, 0.0058)
Trunk Fat Percentageb
 Body Mass Index −0.0072 (−0.0168, 0.0024) 0.0002 (−0.0039, 0.0043)
 Waist Circumference −0.0093 (−0.0193, 0.0008) −0.0009 (−0.0071, 0.0054)
 Hip Circumference −0.0219 (−0.0337, −0.0102) −0.0102 (−0.0160, −0.0043)
 Waist-Hip Ratio −0.0267 (−0.0408, −0.0127) −0.0212 (−0.0323, −0.0101)
 Waist-Height Ratio −0.0114 (−0.0215, −0.0013) 0.0029 (−0.0035, 0.0093)
 Body Fat Percentage −0.0026 (−0.0069, 0.0018) −0.0019 (−0.0058, 0.0020)
  1. Area under the receiver operating characteristic curves for the discriminative ability of adiposity measures for hypertension, adjusted for age and education. aDifferences between anthropometric measures and whole body fat percentage area under curve, bdifferences between anthropometric measures and trunk fat percentage area under curve