Table 4

Optimal cut points for BMI, WC, and WHR in relation to risk of diabetes by race/ethnicity

OverallNHWAmerican Indian or Alaska NativeAsianBlack or African AmericanHispanic/Latina
BMI (kg/m2)
 First sweep29.029.036.524.529.529.5
 Second sweep25.525.527.027.026.525.0
WC (cm)
 First sweep909091798488
 Second sweep79102118699883
WHR
 First sweep0.820.820.760.820.810.85
 Second sweep0.900.900.910.790.840.88