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Table 2 Pearson’s rank correlation for body mass compositions measurements in men and women

From: Relationship between “a body shape index (ABSI)” and body composition in obese patients with type 2 diabetes

  WC % FM BMI Age ABSI FM FFM FMI FFMI FM/FFM
Men
 WC 1 0.260f 0.693a 0.136 0.577a 0.833a 0.376a 0.827a 0.499a 0.668a
 % FM 0.322g 1 0.697a − 0.313g − 0.395a 0.892a − 0.106 0.916a − 0.069 0.932a
 BMI 0.730a 0.691a 1 − 0.156 − 0.164 0.885a 0.389a 0.908a 0.553a 0.736a
 Age 1 0.438a − 0.225h − 0.153 − 0.162 0.071 − 0.179
 ABSI 0.580a − 0.302d − 0.107 1 − 0.124 − 0.164 − 0.092 − 0.023 − 0.061
 FM 0.895a 0.888a 0.883a − 0.030 1 0.211i 0.975a 0.175 0.923a
 FFM 0.406a − 0.164 0.374a − 0.110 0.184 1 0.081 0.794a -0.158
 FMI 0.869a 0.924a 0.906a − 0.023 0.976a 0.058 1 0.173 0.945a
 FFMI 0.495a − 0.049 0.573a − 0.060 0.196 0.816a 0.188 1 − 0.135
 FM/FFM 0.711a 0.938a 0.729a 0.020 0.921a − 0.190 0.944a − 0.124 1
Women
 WC 1 0.548a 0.722a − 0.017 0.417a 0.827a 0.571a 0.849a 0.556a 0.696a
 % FM 0.551a 1 0.631a − 0.123 − 0.115 0.812a 0.323b 0.822a 0.225h 0.945a
 BMI 0.723a 0.628a 1 − 0.087 − 0.301d 0.856a 0.742a 0.907a 0.794a 0.680a
 Age 1 0.220k − 0.236 l − 0.280m − 0.110 − 0.029 − 0.110
 ABSI 0.431a − 0.091 − 0.291r 1 − 0.236n − 0.270j − 0.182 − 0.196 − 0.097
 FM 0.847a 0.812a 0.863a − 0.194 1 0.764a 0.944a 0.582a 0.856a
 FFM 0.590a 0.303d 0.750a − 0.222s 0.748a 1 0.657a 0.794a 0.335b
 FMI 0.852a 0.820a 0.906a − 0.163 0.950a 0.656a 1 0.684a 0.869a
 FFMI 0.556a 0.224q 0.795a − 0.194 0.593a 0.819a 0.685a 1 0.243o
 FM/FFM 0.699a 0.944a 0.677a − 0.075 0.859a 0.318g 0.867a 0.241t 1
  1. The upper-right triangle of the table shows correlations of the raw values, while the lower-left triangle shows correlations adjusted for age
  2. ap = 0.000; bp = 0.001; cp = 0.016; dp = 0.003; ep = 0.010; fp = 0.011; gp = 0.002; hp = 0.028; ip = 0.039; jp = 0.008; kp = 0.029; lp = 0.021; mp = 0.005; np = 0.022; op = 0.017; pp = 0.007; qp = 0.030; rp = 0.004; sp = 0.031; tp = 0.041
  3. ABSI A body shape index, BMI body mass index, % FM Percentage of fat mass, FM fat mass, FMI fat mass index, FFM Fat-free mass, FFMI Fat-free mass index, FM/FFM ratio between fat mass and fat-free mass, WC waist circumference