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Table 7 Comparison of ROC analyses of the association of hypertension and anthropometric indices of adiposity by sex

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

Variables AUC (95% CI) P Cutoff Sensitivity Specificity Youden Index
Men
 BMI (kg/m2) 0.654 [0.611, 0.696] < 0.001 24.69 0.64 0.62 0.26
 HC (cm) 0.658 [0.614, 0.700] < 0.001 100.6 0.49 0.78 0.27
 WC (cm) 0.706 [0.664, 0.746] < 0.001 86.5 0.70 0.61 0.31
 VAT(cm2) 0.732 [0.690, 0.770] < 0.001 173.77 0.58 0.76 0.34
Women
 BMI (kg/m2) 0.651 [0.619, 0.681] < 0.001 25.25 0.59 0.66 0.24
 HC(cm) 0.638 [0.606, 0.668] < 0.001 97.5 0.57 0.64 0.21
 WC (cm) 0.674 [0.643, 0.704] < 0.001 87.0 0.49 0.75 0.25
 VAT(cm2) 0.703 [0.673, 0.732] < 0.001 138.91 0.64 0.67 0.31
  1. BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference, HC hip circumference, VAT visceral adipose tissue