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Table 3 The cutoff values, sensitivity and specificity for cardio-metabolic risks by BMI, WC and WHR

From: Anthropometric parameters and their associations with cardio-metabolic risk in Chinese working population

  BMI (kg/m 2 ) WC (cm) WHR
  Cutoff Se (%) Sp (%) YI Cutoff Se (%) Sp (%) YI Cutoff Se (%) Sp (%) YI
Men (n = 1590)             
  Hypertension 24.2 67.3 54.8 0.22 85.5 69.2 53.9 0.23 0.89 59.4 59.8 0.19
  Hyperglycemia 24.9 57.5 61.2 0.19 88.5 55.3 68.4 0.24 0.91 55.9 73 0.29
  Dyslipidemia 24.0 62.5 54.2 0.17 87.5 46.5 68.1 0.15 0.88 60.6 56.7 0.17
  Multiple risk factors 24.6 63.8 63.0 0.27 85.5 72.8 55.6 0.28 0.89 63.4 62.8 0.26
Women (n = 1013)             
  Hypertension 22.9 69.9 66.8 0.37 77.5 67.7 70.2 0.38 0.82 65.0 66.8 0.32
  Hyperglycemia 23.6 54.9 70.3 0.25 77.5 67.3 67.1 0.34 0.84 53.7 80.4 0.34
  Dyslipidemia 22.2 58.7 68.6 0.27 75.5 58.7 74.2 0.33 0.81 55.5 67.8 0.23
  Multiple risk factors 22.6 71.4 63.7 0.35 77.5 67.7 72.4 0.40 0.83 63.6 72.7 0.36
  1. BMI, body mass index; WC, waist circumference; WHR, waist-to-hip ratio, Se: Sensitivity, Sp: Specificity, YI: Youden Index.