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Table 5 Impact of resting heart rate on screening metabolic variables among adolescents (Brazil, n = 971)

From: Resting heart rate: its correlations and potential for screening metabolic dysfunctions in adolescents

ROC curve Outcomes
  High LDL-C Low HDL-C High triglycerides High TC High glucose
AUC ± SE 0.525 ± 0.023 0.518 ± 0.026 0.618 ± 0.044 0.539 ± 0.028 0.611 ± 0.039
AUC95%CI (0.479 – 0.570) (0.467 – 0.568) (0.531 – 0.705) (0.483 – 0.594) (0.534 – 0.688)
AUC p-value 0.293 0.491 0.030 0.195 0.007
Best cutoff (beats/min) 85.5 81.5 84 85.5 89
  Sensitivity 0.462 0.563 0.621 0.486 0.491
  Specificity 0.620 0.482 0.564 0.615 0.715
  1. ROC = receiver-operating characteristic; AUC = area under ROC curve; SE = standard error; 95%CI = 95% confidence interval; LDL-C = low density lipoprotein cholesterol; HDL-C = high density lipoprotein cholesterol; TC = total cholesterol.