Table 2

Correlations coefficients of neck circumference with BMI, WC, WtHR, BFP and FMI

Neck circumference
Boys (n=1138)Girls (n=1060)
rp Valuerp Value
BMI (kg/m2)0.754 <0.001 0.799 <0.001
WC (cm)0.864 <0.001 0.851 <0.001
WHtR (cm)0.610 0.001 0.621 <0.001
BFP (%)0.552 <0.001 0.648 <0.001
FMI0.494 <0.001 0.474 <0.001
  • Correlations with a p value of <0.05 are marked as bold.

  • BMI,┬ábody mass index; BFP, body fat percentage; FMI, fat mass index; WC, waist circumference; WHtR, waist to height ratio.