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Table 3 The difference among the AUC values of baseline indices of obesity in the cross-sectional and cohort studies.

From: Usefulness of waist-to-height ratio in screening incident hypertension among Japanese community-dwelling middle-aged and elderly individuals

Cross-sectional studyN = 1727AUC (95% CI)P-value*
 MenN = 768  
  WHtR - WHpR 0.049 (0.025–0.072)< 0.001
  WHtR - BMI 0.202 (0.003–0.050)0.027
  WHpR - BMI −0.022 (−0.058–0.014)0.228
 WomenN = 959  
  WHtR - WHpR 0.057 (0.036–0.077)< 0.001
  WHtR - BMI 0.014 (−0.008–0.036)0.202
  WHpR - BMI −0.042 (− 0.077−0.008)0.016
Cohort studyN = 419AUC (95% CI)P-value*
 MenN = 164  
  WHtR - WHpR 0.013 (−0.053–0.079)0.702
  WHtR - BMI 0.034 (−0.030–0.099)0.297
  WHpR - BMI 0.021 (−0.076–0.119)0.667
 WomenN = 255  
  WHtR - WHpR 0.040 (−0.009–0.089)0.107
  WHtR - BMI −0.012 (− 0.064–0.040)0.648
  WHpR - BMI −0.052 (− 0.133–0.029)0.206
  1. AUC area under the curve. * P-value: ROC analysis. Bold values indicate significance (p < 0.05)