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Table 2 Mean values, standard deviation and correlation coefficient between indices/ratios with trunk fat mass estimated by DEXA

From: Indices of body fat distribution for assessment of lipodysthrophy in people living with HIV/AIDS

Variables Sex Mean ± SD r p
Body mass índex (Kg/m2) M 23.46 ± 4.62 0.77 0.000
F 23.83 ± 5.63 0.67 0.000
Conicity index (cm/Kg/m) M 1.26 ± 0.08 0.52 0.000
F 1.20 ± 0.06 0.58 0.000
Waist/hip ratio (cm/cm) M 0.94 ± 0.07 0.60 0.000
F 0.85 ± 0.09 0.52 0.004
Waist/ height ratio (cm/cm) M 0.52 ± 0.08 0.80 0.000
F 0.52 ± 0.06 0.87 0.000
Waist/thigh ratio (cm/cm) M 1.83 ± 0.19 0.58 0.000
F 1.63 ± 0.32 0.03 0.859
Trunk fat mass (kg) M 10.39 ± 5.96 - -
  F 10.90 ± 4.58 - -
  1. M = male, F = female, SD = Standard Deviation.