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Table 3 Optimal cutoffs of waist circumference in different HOMA-IR values from ROC curve analysis

From: Waist circumference and insulin resistance: a cross-sectional study of Japanese men

HOMA-IR Prevalence (%) Cutoff of WC (cm) Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) Youden index
1.50 34.9 80 91.5 39.5 0.310
   85 70.4 70.0 0.403
   90 38.8 89.5 0.284
2.00 20.3 80 94.0 34.4 0.285
   85 78.0 64.5 0.425
   90 47.6 86.6 0.342
2.50 12.0 80 96.0 32.0 0.280
   85 83.8 61.3 0.451
   90 56.1 84.5 0.406
3.00 7.8 80 96.3 30.7 0.270
   85 85.3 59.3 0.446
   90 60.1 83.0 0.430
  1. ROC, receiver operating characteristics; HOMA-IR, homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance; WC, waist circumference.