Table 1

Correlation between anthropometric variables and body composition in obese and overweight individuals with metabolic syndrome
BMI (kg/m2) WC (cm)
R P r p
Total fat (%) 0.52 0.0002 0.18 0.23
Android fat (%) 0.48 0.0008 0.34 0.021
Gynoid fat (%) 0.43 0.0027 0.10 0.48
Trunk fat (%) 0.38 0.0086 0.16 0.28
Total lean mass (g) 0.38 0.0082 0.65 <0.001
Gynoid lean mass (g) 0.30 0.039 0.51 <0.003
Android lean mass (g) 0.44 0.0024 0.65 <0.001

BMI = Body Mass Index; WC = Waist Circumference.

Guedes et al.

Guedes et al. Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2013 5:82   doi:10.1186/1758-5996-5-82

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