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Table 3 Age-adjusted Pearson correlation coefficients between simple anthropometric indices and VAT and SAT area

From: Sex differences in the association of abdominal adipose tissue and anthropometric data with untreated hypertension in a Chinese population

  Men Women
VAT P SAT P VAT P SAT P
BMI 0.357 < 0.001 0.313 < 0.001 0.465 < 0.001 0.480 < 0.001
WC 0.642 < 0.001 0.505 < 0.001 0.610 < 0.001 0.561 < 0.001
HC 0.453 < 0.001 0.375 < 0.001 0.521 < 0.001 0.502 < 0.001
  1. BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference, HC hip circumference, VAT visceral adipose tissue, SAT subcutaneous adipose tissue