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Table 3 Pearson correlation coefficients between the percentage of body fat and surrogate indices of adiposity

From: Relationship between the percentage of body fat and surrogate indices of fatness in male and female Polish active and sedentary students

Variable Active subjects Sedentary subjects
  Males (n = 90) Females (n = 87) Males (n = 49) Females (n = 46)
BMI 0.667 (44.5)* 0.490a (24.0) 0.530a (28.1)* 0.438b (19.2)
Waist (cm) 0.720 (51.8) 0.558a (31.2) 0.547a (29.9) 0.557a (31.0)
Hip (cm) 0.650 (42.3) 0.529a (28.0) 0.350c (12.2) 0.091 (0.8)
WHR 0.398b (15.9) 0.052 (0.3) 0.460a (21.1) 0.483a (23.4)
WHtR 0.398b (15.9) 0.470a (22.1) 0.694a (48.2) 0.663a (43.9)
BAI 0.553a (30.6) 0.418a (17.5) 0.600 (36.7) 0.359c (12.9)
  1. *Coefficients of determination provided in brackets. aP < 0.001; bP < 0.003; cP < 0.02.BAI, body adiposity index; BMI, body mass index; WHR, waist to hip ratio; WHtR, waist to height ratio.