Table 2—

Relationships among waist circumference, BMI, and adipose tissue compartments in men and women

Men
Women
BMIWaist circumferenceBMIWaist circumference
Total adipose tissue0.820.870.910.87
Percent body fat0.700.790.860.82
Total subcutaneous adipose tissue0.820.830.910.86
Total intra-abdominal adipose tissue0.590.790.690.77
  • Data are correlation coefficients. Adapted from reference 18.