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Table 3 Receiving operator characteristics of various adiposity indices and cardiovascular diseases

From: Sensitivity of various adiposity indices in identifying cardiometabolic diseases in Arab adults

  DM CHD HTN Dyslipidemia IDF (MetS)
2008–2009
BMI 0.612 (0.59–0.63)** 0.585 (0.51–0.66) 0.658 (0.62–0.69)** 0.707 (0.61–0.81)** 0.736 (0.72–0.75)**
Weight 0.618 (0.60–0.64)** 0.56 (0.49–0.528) 0.652 (0.619–0.685)** 0.730 (0.633–0.827) ** 0.74 (0.725–0.756)**
Waist 0.650 (0.63–0.67)** 0.664 (0.59–0.74)** 0.655 (0.62–0.69)** 0.715 (0.63–0.80)** 0.851 (0.84–0.86) **
WHR 0.678 (0.66–0.70)** 0.705 (0.64–0.78)** 0.607 (0.57–0.64)** 0.685 (0.60–0.75)** 0.688 (0.67–0.706)**
WHtR 0.646 (0.62–0.67)** 0.674 (0.60–75)** 0.663 (0.63–0.70)** 0.687 (0.61–0.76)** 0.848 (0.835–0.861)**
VAI 0.715 (0.70–0.73)** 0.599 (0.51–0.69) 0.562 (0.53–0.60)** 0.672 (0.59–0.75)** 0.814 (0.80–0.829)**
BAI 0.507 (0.48–0.53) 0.541 (0.45–0.63) 0.579 (0.54–0.62)** 0.499 (0.38–0.62) 0.659 (0.64–0.677)**
2013–2014
BMI 0.596 (0.57–0.62)** 0.670 (0.55–0.79)** 0.583 (0.53–0.64)** 0.493 (0.41–0.57) 0.712 (0.69–0.733)**
Weight 0.585 (0.564–0.605) 0.351 (0.192–0.509) 0.569 (0.517–0.621) 0.465 (0.386–0.543) 0.675 (0.654–0.695)**
Waist 0.696 (0.68–0.72)** 0.795 (0.69–0.90)** 0.537 (0.48–0.60) 0.589 (0.52–0.66) 0.813 (0.795–0.832)**
WHR 0.695 (0.67–0.72)** 0.836 (0.72–0.95)** 0.494 (0.44–0.55) 0.589 (0.49–0.68) 0.70 (0.678–0.722)**
WHtR 0.688 (0.67–0.71)** 0.783 (0.69–0.88)** 0.553 (0.49–0.61) 0.586 (0.51–0.66) 0.808 (0.789–0.827)**
VAI 0.690 (0.67–0.71)** 0.800 (0.68–0.92)** 0.510 (0.45–0.57) 0.495 (0.42–0.57) 0.837 (0.82–0.853) **
BAI 0.563 (0.54–0.59)** 0.476 (0.37–0.58) 0.575 (0.52–0.63) 0.511 (0.42–0.61) 0.67 (0.644–0.688)**
  1. Data presented as AUC (95% confidence interval); ** denotes significance at 0.008 level.
  2. ROCs in italics denote most sensitive adiposity index for a given cardiometabolic disease.