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Table 3 Area under the curve (AUC) by Anthropometric Indices for Metabolic Syndrome among Adult Saudis According to Gender

From: Performance of neck circumference to predict obesity and metabolic syndrome among adult Saudis: a cross-sectional study

  AUC (95% CI)
NC WC WHtR WHpR BMI
Males (1156) 0.77 (0.74–0.81) 0.81 (0.78–0.84) 0.81 (0.78–0.84) 0.77 (0.74–0.80) 0.75 (0.72–0.78)
Females (1907) 0.82 (0.80–0.84) 0.88 (0.87–0.90) 0.89 (0.87–0.91 0.83 (0.81–0.85) 0.81 (0.79–0.84)
  1. Legend: NC neck circumference, WC waist circumference, WHtR waist height ratio, WHpR waist hip ratio, BMI body mass index