Journal of Probability and Statistics / 2020 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Comparative Analysis of Some Structural Equation Model Estimation Methods with Application to Coronary Heart Disease Risk

Table 1

The variables in the model.

Variable nameAbbreviationDescriptionScale

Average systolic blood pressureASBPSystolic blood pressure taken at two times and the average determinedRatio
Average diastolic blood pressureADBPDiastolic blood pressure taken at two times and the average determinedRatio
Waist circumferenceWCAn anthropometric measure used for measuring obesity at the smallest area of the waistRatio
Hip circumferenceHCAn anthropometric measure used for measuring obesity at the largest area of the hipRatio
Body mass indexBMIAn obesity measure which is computed by weight over height squaredRatio
Visceral fatVFIt is the fat that surrounds (wraps) major organs in the bodyRatio
Coronary riskCRIt is used to determine the likelihood of developing heart diseaseRatio
Fasting blood sugarFBSBlood sugar measurement after at least 8 hours of fastingRatio
Postprandial glucosePGBlood sugar measurement after having a mealRatio
Age of the respondentsAgeThe age in yearsRatio

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