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Table 2 Pearson’s correlation coefficient of body fat values (%) estimated by air displacement plethysmography and anthropometric variables from building database

From: A new anthropometric index for body fat estimation in patients with severe obesity

Variable r 95% CI p Value*
Body weight (kg) 0.26 0.03–0.46 0.028
Height (m) −0.16 − 0.37–0.08 0.19
AC (cm) 0.27 0.04–0.47 0.022
HC (cm) 0.59 0.41–0.72 < 0.001
Waist-hip ratio −0.24 −0.45–-0.01 0.042
  1. Data were obtained from 72 obese patients. AC abdominal circumference, HC hip circumference