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Table 2 Correlation of anthropometric measurements with birth weight

From: Determining an anthropometric surrogate measure for identifying low birth weight babies in Uganda: a hospital-based cross sectional study

  AUC (95% CI) Correlation coefficient, r (95% CI) r2
Head circumference (HC) 0.89 (0.86–0.93) 0.63 (0.54–0.67) 0.40
Foot length (FL) 0.97 (0.95–0.99) 0.76 (0.62–0.85) 0.58
Mid upper arm circumference (MUAC) 0.94 (0.92–0.97) 0.67 (0.58–0.74) 0.45
Thigh circumference (TC) 0.90 (0.87–0.93) 0.62 (0.51–0.65) 0.38
Chest circumference (CC) 0.93 (0.91–0.96) 0.72 (0.57–0.81) 0.52