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Table 2 Best cutoff values to predict metabolic syndrome

From: Utility of the waist-to-height ratio, waist circumference and body mass index in the screening of metabolic syndrome in adult patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus

Index AUC (IC 95%) Cut off value Sensibility Specificity % of correctly classified patients LR+ LR-
WHtR 0.75 (0.66–0.84) 0.52 70% 66% 68% 2.05 0.44
WC 0.76 (0.67–0.85) 85 cm 66% 65% 66% 1.89 0.52
Men 0.71 (0.49–0.93) 90 cm 69% 81% 76% 3.63 0.38
Women 0.80 (0.70–0.90) 80 cm 90% 63% 73% 2.42 0.15
BMI 0.66 (0.56–0.76) 24 kg/m2 78% 58% 61% 1.81 0.39
  1. LR+: positive likelihood ratio. LR-: negative likelihood ratio. WHtR: waist-to-height ratio. WC: waist circumference. BMI: body mass index.