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Table 4 Receiver operating characteristic curve analyses of each abdominal adipose tissue area parameter for identifying the prevalence of diabetes mellitus

From: Intraperitoneal, but not retroperitoneal, visceral adipose tissue is associated with diabetes mellitus: a cross-sectional, retrospective pilot analysis

  AUC P Cutoff value Sensitivity Specificity
Total adipose tissue area index (cm2/m2) 0.745 < 0.0001 99.4 0.667 0.728
VAT area index(cm2/m2) 0.804 < 0.0001 46.9 0.741 0.779
IVAT area index(cm2/m2) 0.809 < 0.0001 26.9 0.790 0.729
RVAT area index(cm2/m2) 0.751 < 0.0001 13.7 0.807 0.628
SAT area index(cm2/m2) 0.617 < 0.0001 37.5 0.828 0.380
DSAT area index (cm2/m2) 0.657 < 0.0001 25.3 0.351 0.882
SSAT area index (cm2/m2) 0.555 0.0181 13.1 0.825 0.286
VAT/SAT area ratio 0.725 < 0.0001 0.709 0.754 0.600
IVAT/RVAT area ratio 0.705 < 0.0001 1.760 0.684 0.667
DSAT/SSAT area ratio 0.675 0.0009 1.579 0.684 0.644
  1. AUC area under the curve, VAT visceral adipose tissue, IVAT intraperitoneal VAT, RVAT retroperitoneal VAT, SAT subcutaneous adipose tissue, DSAT deep SAT, SSAT superficial SAT