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Table 2 Correlation coefficients between neck circumference and other indicators related to obesity

From: Neck circumference may be a valuable tool for screening individuals with obesity: findings from a young Chinese population and a meta-analysis

Parameters Male (n = 641) Female (n = 528) Total (n = 1169)
WC* 0.626 0.604 0.721
BMI 0.600 0.635 0.505
BFP 0.142 0.347 0.258
WHR§ 0.368 0.300 0.630
  1. WC waist circumference, BMI body mass index, BFP body fat percentage, WHR waist-to-hip ratio
  2. All P values of correlation coefficients were less than 0.05