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Table 6 Sex-specific Prediction Accuracy of the Combined High Anthropometric Indices for Incident Type 2 Diabetes, TLGS study

From: Optimal cut-points of different anthropometric indices and their joint effect in prediction of type 2 diabetes: results of a cohort study

  Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) PPV (%)
Men (N = 2419)
 BMI ≥ 25.56- WC ≥ 89 68.1% 59.4% 18.4%
 BMI ≥ 25.56- WHtR ≥ 0.52 68.1% 59.8% 18.5%
 BMI ≥ 25.56- WHR ≥ 0.91 62.4% 64.8% 19.3%
 BMI ≥ 25.56- HC ≥ 96 68.4% 58.2% 18.0%
Women (N = 3319)
 BMI ≥ 27.12- WC ≥ 87 65.9% 65.2% 20.8%
 BMI ≥ 27.12- WHtR ≥ 0.56 66.3% 67.3% 21.9%
 BMI ≥ 27.12- WHR ≥ 0.83 57.6% 72.9% 22.7%
 BMI ≥ 27.12- HC ≥ 103 67.3% 60.4% 19.1%
  1. BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference, WHtR waist to height ratio, WHR waist to hip ratio, HC hip circumference, PPV positive predictive value