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Table 4 Pearson correlation coefficients between anthropometric indices and blood pressure level after adjustment for age

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

  Men Women
SBP P DBP P SBP P DBP P
BMI 0.154 < 0.001 0.095 0.039 0.222 < 0.001 0.186 < 0.001
WC 0.348 < 0.001 0.179 < 0.001 0.321 < 0.001 0.272 < 0.001
HC 0.238 < 0.001 0.112 0.021 0.272 < 0.001 0.202 < 0.001
VAT 0.469 < 0.001 0.212 < 0.001 0.388 < 0.001 0.239 < 0.001
SAT 0.198 < 0.001 0.104 0.024 0.151 < 0.001 0.164 < 0.001
  1. BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference, HC hip circumference, VAT visceral adipose tissue, SAT subcutaneous adipose tissue, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure