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Table 1 Pearson’s correlation coefficients between plasma lipid levels and various anthropometric/metabolic parameters

From: Anthropometric and metabolic indices in assessment of type and severity of dyslipidemia

Anthropometric/metabolic parameter HDL LDL TG
Body weight −0.220** 0.160* 0.316**
BMI −0.183** 0.248** 0.240**
Body fat −0.163* 0.235** 0.339**
Total body fat mass −0.192** 0.195** 0.327**
Waist circumference −0.191** 0.207** 0.350**
Wrist circumference −0.187** 0.140* 0.364**
Waist-to-hip ratio −0.047 0.082 0.252**
Waist-to-height ratio −0.169** 0.246** 0.302**
ABSI −0.44 0.021 0.205**
BRI −0.170** 0.241** 0.271**
Age −0.048 0.105 0.345**
RMR −0.215** 0.030 0.155*
Fasting glucose −0.084 0.091 0.303**
Systolic BP −0.152* 0.014 0.200**
Diastolic BP 0.175** 0.062 0.172**
  1. *Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level; **correlation is significant at the 0.01 level. Abbreviations: BMI Body mass index, ABSI a body shape index, BRI body roundness index, RMR resting metabolic rate, BP blood pressure