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Table 3 Spearman Correlation Coefficient between Anthropometric Indices and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors

From: Association between anthropometric measures and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in Hainan centenarians: investigation based on the Centenarian’s health study

Variables BMI WC WHR WHtR
Overall (n = 537)
 SBP 0.115** 0.124** 0.070 0.114**
 DBP 0.082 0.139** 0.035 0.095*
 TC 0.097* 0.108* 0.058 0.138**
 TG 0.219** 0.178** 0.032 0.171**
 HDL-C −0.166** −0.123** −0.023 −0.044
 LDL-C 0.160** 0.160** 0.075 0.161**
Male (124)
 SBP 0.055 0.170 0.073 0.164
 DBP −0.023 0.228* 0.063 0.147
 TC 0.122 0.040 −0.030 0.118
 TG 0.268** 0.179* 0.033 0.195*
 HDL-C −0.156 −0.075 − 0.094 −0.015
 LDL-C 0.188* 0.101 −0.017 0.137
Female (413)
 SBP 0.162** 0.120* 0.068 0.079
 DBP 0.122* 0.119* 0.029 0.074
 TC 0.131** 0.151** 0.082 0.108*
 TG 0.226** 0.183** 0.022 0.142**
 HDL-C −0.132** −0.126* −0.014 −0.104*
 LDL-C 0.188** 0.194** 0.097* 0.141**
  1. The associations between anthropometric measures and CVD risk factors were examined using Spearman’s correlation coefficients
  2. ** All are significant at the level of< 0.01(2-tailed)
  3. * All are significant at the level of< 0.05(2-tailed)