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Table 5 The correlations of anthropometric indices with SBP and DBP levels from the multiple linear regression model

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

Adiposity indices SBP DBP
β P β P
Mena
 BMI 0.004 0.989 0.176 0.532
 HC − 0.002 0.975 − 0.023 0.737
 WC 0.140 0.081 0.100 0.247
 VAT 0.444 < 0.001 0.146 0.021
 SAT − 0.078 0.143 − 0.020 0.724
Womenb
 BMI − 0.120 0.753 0.451 0.275
 HC 0.051 0.315 − 0.053 0.335
 WC 0.148 0.007 0.198 0.001
 VAT 0.309 < 0.001 0.099 0.034
 SAT − 0.105 0.009 − 0.019 0.663
  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
  2. aIn men, the R2 value in the model analysis of SBP and other covariates was 0.228; the R2 value in the model analysis of DBP and other covariates was 0.096
  3. bIn women, the R2 value in the model analysis of SBP and other covariates was 0.220; the R2 value in the model analysis of DBP and other covariates was 0.094