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Table 6 Number and percentage of BFP/BMI and BFP/WHR ratio to its subpopulations

From: Body mass index and waist-to-hip ratio misclassification of overweight and obesity in Chinese military personnel

Item Total number Ratio to low BFP population Ratio to high BFP population Ratio to high BMI population Ratio to high WHR population
Military personnel
Total number / 339 14 79 60
BFPlow/BMIhigh 65 65/339 (19.2%) / 65/79 (81.0%) /
 BFPlow/WHRhigh 47 47/339 (13.9%) / / 47/60 (78.3%)
 BFPhigh/BMIhigh 14 / 14/14 (100%) 14/79 (17.7%) /
 BFPhigh/WHRhigh 13 / 13/14 (92.9%) / 13/60 (21.7%)
Control groups
Total number / 350 30 40 45
 BFPlow/BMIhigh 18 18/350 (5.1%) / 18/40 (45.0%) /
 BFPlow/WHRhigh 19 19/350 (5.4%)   / 19/45 (42.2%)
 BFPhigh/BMIhigh 22 / 22/30 (73.3%) 42/60 (55.0%) /
 BFPhigh/WHRhigh 26 / 26/30 (86.7%) / 33/40 (57.8%)
  1. Note: BMI body mass index, BFP body fat percentage, WHR waist-to-hip ratio. BFPlow population included low-fat and normal-fat individuals, BFPhigh population included high-fat and obese individuals. BMIlow population included underweight and normal-weight individuals, BMIhigh population included overweight and obese individuals. WHRlow population included normal WHR individuals, WHRhigh population included obese individuals