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Table 5 Correlation analysis between nutritional and cardiometabolic indicators

From: Nutritional status and Cardiometabolic health among adolescents; findings from southwestern Nigeria

  Correlation coefficient (p-value)
  BMI SBP DBP
BMI 0.388 (< 0.001)a 0.255 (< 0.001)a
WHR 0.009 (0.873) 0.013 (0.816) 0.004 (0.950)
WHtR 0.617 (< 0.001)a 0.181 (0.001)a 0.250 (< 0.001)a
  1. WHR waist-hip ratio, WHtR waist-to-height ratio; BMI body mass index, SBP – systolic blood pressure; DBP diastolic blood pressure a statistically significant