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Table 3 Comparison of diagnostic performance of novel visceral obesity indices with old ones and traditional adiposity indices

From: Comparison of novel visceral obesity indexes with traditional obesity measurements in predicting of metabolically unhealthy nonobese phenotype in hemodialysis patients

Adiposity indices AUC (95% CI) p Cut-off Sensitivity Specificity Youden Index
Males
 BMI 0.58 (0.55–0.62) < 0.001 20.69 0.65 0.51 0.16
 WC 0.60 (0.57–0.64) < 0.001 81.5 0.59 0.62 0.21
 WHtR 0.61 (0.57–0.64) < 0.001 0.48 0.68 0.53 0.20
 VAI 0.79 (0.76–0.82) < 0.001 1.71 0.60 0.86 0.46
 CVAI 0.65 (0.62–0.69) < 0.001 72.39 0.67 0.58 0.25
 ABSI 0.56 (0.53–0.60) 0.005 0.080 0.73 0.41 0.14
 LAP 0.72 (0.68–0.75) < 0.001 24.38 0.53 0.80 0.34
Females
 BMI 0.64 (0.60–0.69) < 0.001 20.96 0.56 0.72 0.27
 WC 0.64 (0.60–0.68) < 0.001 72.8 0.82 0.41 0.23
 WHtR 0.62 (0.58–0.66) < 0.001 0.47 0.83 0.38 0.21
 VAI 0.84 (0.80–0.87) < 0.001 2.00 0.72 0.87 0.59
 CVAI 0.70 (0.66–0.74) < 0.001 72.22 0.61 0.71 0.33
 ABSI 0.56 (0.52–0.61) 0.03 0.084 0.53 0.61 0.14
 LAP 0.78 (0.73–0.81) < 0.001 30.08 0.60 0.84 0.43
  1. Abbreviations: BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference, WHtR waist-to-height ratio, VAI visceral adiposity index; CVAI Chinese visceral adiposity index, ABSI a body Abbreviations shape index, LAP lipid accumulation product