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Table 4 Area under the curve for discriminative ability of elevated blood pressure by adiposity measures among participants (N = 367)

From: Discriminative ability of adiposity measures for elevated blood pressure among adolescents in a resource-constrained setting in northeast Nigeria: a cross-sectional analysis

Variable Boys Girls Overall
AUCa (95% CI) AUCa (95% CI) AUCa (95% CI)
Body Mass Index 0.770 (0.67, 0.87) 0.790 (0.70, 0.90) 0.786 (0.71, 0.86)
Waist circumference 0.760 (0.66, 0.88) 0.780 (0.70, 0.87) 0.780 (0.70, 0.85)
Waist-to-Height Ratio 0.750 (0.64, 0.87) 0.770 (0.67, 0.87) 0.761 (0.69, 0.84)
Combined Measures 0.779 (0.67, 0.89) 0.798 (0.71, 0.90) 0.800 (0.74, 0.86)
  1. aAUC Area Under the Curve