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Table 2 Sensitivity and Specificity of study-derived and IDF recommended waist circumference cut points for identifying insulin resistance in male and female young black adults

From: Appropriate waist circumference cut points for identifying insulin resistance in black youth: a cross sectional analysis of the 1986 Jamaica birth cohort

Waist Circumference Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) Youden Index (J)
Men    
Study derived (82 cm) 45 93 0.38
IDF Standard (94 cm) 14 98 0.12
Women    
Study derived (82 cm) 52 87 0.39
IDF Standard (80 cm) 53 82 0.35