Table 2

Pearson correlation coefficients between self (s) and assisted (a) measures of waist, hip and waist to hip ratio, and BMI, systolic and diastolic blood pressure, and non-fasting capillary blood glucose
BMI BP BP Non-fasting
Systolic Diastolic Blood glucose
WC (s) .83 (.76–.88) .29 (.12–.44) .30 (.13–.45) .35 (.17–.50)
WC (a) .87 (.82–.91) .30 (.13–.45) .32 (.15–.47) .35 (.17–.50)
Hip (s) .88 (.83–.91) .22 (.04–.38) .26 (.09–.42) .26 (.08–.43)
Hip (a) .88 (.83–.91) .20 (.03–.37) .33 (.16–.48) .25 (.06–.42)
WHR (s) .34 (.17–.49) .21 (.04 –.37) .18 (.00– .34) .24 (.05–.41)
WHR (a) .43 (.27–.56) .24 (.07 –.40) .14 (-.04 –.31) .27 (.08–.44)

Parenthetically, 95% confidence intervals are also shown.

Reidpath et al.

Reidpath et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:135   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-135

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