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Table 3 the comparisons of obesity indices in predicting prehypertension risk

From: Risk factors for prehypertension and their interactive effect: a cross- sectional survey in China

   Cut-off value Sensitivity (%) Pa Specificity (%) AUC(95%CI) Z  
All BMI 23.99 61.03 57.09 0.60(0.57–0.63) 3.52 < 0.01
WC 86.50 52.40 68.83 0.63(0.60–0.65) 2.05 0.04
LAP 38.22 56.22 66.80 0.65(0.62–0.68)
Male BMI 24.00 62.50 56.08 0.59(0.54–0.63) 2.05 0.03
WC 88.00 53.21 65.10 0.60(0.55–0.64) 1.77 0.07
LAP 48.18 49.29 76.47 0.63 (0.59–0.67)
Female BMI 23.95 59.75 57.61 0.61(0.58–0.65) 2.12 0.03
WC 86.50 44.58 76.95 0.61(0.58–0.65) 2.43 0.01
LAP 26.40 74.30 50.21 0.65 (0.62–0.68)
  1. acompared with AUC