Table 2: Areas under the ROC curve cutoffs, sensitivity and specificity of WC, BMI, and WHR by sex.

AURC (95% CI) valueCut-offSensitivitySpecificity

Women
 WC0.85 (0.79–0.90)<0.00190.386.6%68.3%
 BMI0.73 (0.67–0.79)<0.00128.579.5%50.8%
 WHR0.84 (0.79–0.89)<0.0010.8883.0%65.0%
Men
 WC0.78 (0.72–0.84)<0.00190.082.9%51.9%
 BMI0.77 (0.71–0.83)<0.00126.080.5%54.5%
 WHR0.75 (0.69–0.82)<0.0010.9380.5%50.6%