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Table 5 Correlation (r) analysis of body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC) and waist hip ratio (WHR) with cardiometabolic risk factors

From: Obesity and associated type 2 diabetes and hypertension in factory workers of Bangladesh

Variables BMI WC WHR
r P value r P value r P value
Men
 SBP 0.217 <0.001 0.254 <0.001 0.214 <0.001
 DBP 0.238 <0.001 0.296 <0.001 0.231 <0.001
 FBG 0.197 <0.001 0.207 <0.001 0.270 <0.001
 2hBG 0.134 0.001 0.171 <0.001 0.287 <0.001
  1. SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, FPG fasting plasma glucose, 2hPG 2 h plasma glucose