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Table 3 AUCs for WHtR and 2007 WHO BMI z score for screening metabolic risk factors in normal-weight and overweight/obese 6-10-year-old children from Campos

From: Is waist-to-height ratio a useful indicator of cardio-metabolic risk in 6-10-year-old children?

Metabolic risk AUC
WHtR p value BMI zscore p value
HOMA-IR 0.90 (0.83–0.95)* 0.0001 0.87 (0.81–0.92)* 0.0001
SBP 0.77 (0.70–0.83)* 0.0001 0.80 (0.73–0.87)* 0.0001
DBP 0.80 (0.73–0.85)* 0.0001 0.80 (0.73–0.86)* 0.0001
LDL 0.62 (0.54–0.69)* 0.0062 0.63 (0.55–0.70)* 0.0024
HDL 0.68 (0.61–0.75)* 0.0001 0.67 (0.59–0.74)* 0.0001
TG 0.58 (0.50–0.66)* 0.1002 0.53 (0.46–0.61)* 0.4997
  1. * 95%CI: 95% confidence interval.