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Table 4 Correlation coefficient between BMI, WC, WHR, WSR and Hip

From: A novel quantitative body shape score for detecting association between obesity and hypertension in China

Variable Male Female
BMI WC WHR WSR BMI WC WHR WSR
BMI - 0.757** 0.434** 0.751** - 0.725** 0.315** 0.709**
WC 0.757** - 0.698** 0.948** 0.725** - 0.673** 0.950**
WHR 0.434** 0.698** - 0.722** 0.315** 0.673** - 0.697**
Hip 0.673** 0.786** - - 0.695** 0.726** - -
  1. BMI, body mass index; WC, waist circumference; WHR, waist to hip ratio; WSR, waist to stature ratio; Hip, hip circumference.
  2. **P < 0.001.