Table 2: Correlation matrix between independent and dependent variables in the pediatric population.

IndependentDependent
WtSkTrSkSiSkHabSkThCiArCiWsCiThBr
El
BrKnPHVAgeFM
(kg)
BMC (kg)LST (kg)

Ht0.84−0.130.120.11−0.140.670.650.690.850.700.940.880.280.910.95
Wt0.290.540.520.270.910.890.890.870.770.870.780.700.920.91
SkTr0.850.860.890.440.460.370.110.23−0.09−0.170.82−0.02−0.10
SkSi0.900.800.650.680.540.340.380.170.080.920.240.17
SkHab0.830.620.660.560.310.350.150.050.920.220.14
SkTh0.410.450.380.090.19−0.09−0.160.80−0.02−0.11
CiRa0.890.860.770.670.740.660.750.770.76
CiWa0.830.750.690.700.610.780.740.72
CiTh0.760.710.740.650.690.790.77
BrEl0.790.820.750.460.840.87
BrKn0.670.600.500.730.72
PHV0.970.320.930.95
Age0.220.870.89

Ht: height; Wt: weight; Sk: skinfold; SkTr: triceps; SkSi: suprailiac; SkHab: horizontal abdominal; SkTh: mid-thigh; Ci: circumference; CiRa: relaxed arm; CiWa: waist; CiTh: proximal thigh; Br: breadth; BrEl: elbow; BrKn: knee; PHV: years for peak height velocity; FM: fat mass, BMC: bone mineral content; LST: lean soft-tissue.