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Table 8 Partial correlation between body composition, waist circumference and BMI

From: The association between dietary consumption, anthropometric measures and body composition of rural and urban Ghanaian adults: a comparative cross-sectional study

Control VariablesVariablesvisceral fat
r (p-value)
body fat
r (p-value)
BMI
r (p-value)
waist circumference
r (p-value)
Age in years, Gendervisceral fat 0.746(< 0.001)0.905(< 0.001)0.799(< 0.001)
 body fat0.746(< 0.001) 0.851(< 0.001)0.766(< 0.001)
 BMI0.905(< 0.001)0.851(< 0.001) 0.845(< 0.001)
  1. Spearman partial correlation of body composition, waist circumference and BMI