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Table 5 Optimala pairwise combinations of cut-points (including WC) to detect ≥ 2 metabolic risk factorsb excluding WC

From: Identifying metabolic syndrome in migrant Asian Indian adults with anthropometric and visceral fat action points

Parameter Cut-point Threshold-specific metric
Parameter WC (cm) Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) PPV (%) NPV (%) Accuracy (%) F1 score (%)
Males
 SD, DXA 21 cm 87 84 46 66 71 67 74
 Suprailiac SFT 25 mm 87 62 70 72 60 66 67
 BMI 24 kg/m2 90 67 70 73 63 68 70
 VFM, DXA 107 g 78 91 43 66 80 70 77
Females
 SD, DXA 19 cm 84 76 61 50 83 66 60
 Suprailiac SFT 29 mm 84 57 74 52 77 68 55
 BMI 27.5 kg/m2 84 45 81 54 74 69 49
 VFM, DXA 112 g 77 62 74 55 79 70 58
  1. DXA dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry; NPV negative predictive value; PPV positive predictive value; SD sagittal diameter; SFT skinfold thickness; VFM visceral fat mass; WC waist circumference
  2. aYielding the highest accuracy as determined from the analyses for Figs. 3 and 4
  3. bIDF criteria for metabolic syndrome other than waist circumference