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Clinical Study

Accuracy of Neck Circumference in Classifying Overweight and Obese US Children

Table 3

Pearson correlation coefficients among neck circumference (NC), body mass index (BMI), and percent body fat (BF%) ( ).

NC and BF%BMI and BF%NC and BMI

Boys ( ).44.76.78
Girls ( ).65.74.72

Note: all correlations were significant ( ).