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Table 3 Areas under the ROC by anthropometric indices for cardio-metabolic risk factors (n=4201)

From: Neck circumference as an independent predictive contributor to cardio-metabolic syndrome

  NC WC BMI WHpR
  AUC (95% CI) AUC (95% CI) AUC (95% CI) AUC (95% CI)
Male (n=2508)     
MS-rf 0.683 (0.662-0.705) 0.715 (0.695-0.736) 0.699 (0.678-0.720) 0.716 (0.696-0.736)
High BP 0.635 (0.613-0.657) 0.652 (0.630-0.674) 0.649 (0.627-0.671) 0.650 (0.628-0.672)
Increased TG 0.659 (0.637-0.681) 0.693 (0.672-0.699) 0.678 (0.657-0.699) 0.689 (0.669-0.710)
Decreased HDL-C 0.618 (0.593-0.643) 0.640 (0.616-0.664) 0.631 (0.607-0.655) 0.638 (0.614-0.662)
Increased FBG 0.624 (0.592-0.656) 0.661 (0.631-0.691) 0.617 (0.586-0.649) 0.703 (0.674-0.732)
Increased LDL-C 0.558 (0.536-0.581) 0.580 (0.557-0.602) 0.574 (0.552-0.597) 0.578 (0.555-0.600)
Female (n=1693)     
MS-rf 0.703 (0.672-0.735) 0.764 (0.738-0.791) 0.723 (0.693-0.752) 0.766 (0.740-0.792)
High BP 0.659 (0.629-0.689) 0.733 (0.706-0.760) 0.699 (0.670-0.728) 0.731 (0.705-0.758)
Increased TG 0.678 (0.645-0.712) 0.734 (0.704-0.763) 0.691 (0.659-0.723) 0.738 (0.709-0.768)
Decreased HDL-C 0.641 (0.612-0.670) 0.665 (0.637-0.692) 0.640 (0.612-0.669) 0.667 (0.639-0.695)
Increased FBG 0.646 (0.595-0.697) 0.715 (0.672-0.758) 0.670 (0.624-0.716) 0.706 (0.662-0.750)
Increased LDL-C 0.596 (0.569-0.623) 0.651 (0.625-0.677) 0.638 (0.612-0.665) 0.641 (0.615-0.667)
  1. Abbreviations: ROC, receiver operating characteristic; AUC, area under the curve; CI, confidence interval.