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Table 12 Correlations of FAO/WHO food group availability/macronutrient availability and exercise profiling formulas and DCCT/EDIC formula (n=334 cohorts)

From: Future body mass index modelling based on macronutrient profiles and physical activity

Outcome or formula FAO/WHO mean BMI formula from food group availability and DCCT exercise r(P) FAO/WHO formula from macro-nutrient availability and DCCT exercise r(P) DCCT BMI change per year formula for macro-nutrient availability and exercise r (P) FAO/WHO and DCCT macro-nutrient formulas averaged r (P)
Mean BMI FAO/WHO countries 0.84 (<0.0001) 0.74 (<0.0001) 0.65 (<0.0001) 0.73 (<0.0001)
FAO/WHO mean BMI formula from food group availability and DCCT exercise (1–4 scale) 1.0 0.87 (<0.0001) 0.80 (<0.0001) 0.87 (<0.0001)
FAO/WHO mean BMI formula from macronutrient availability and DCCT exercise (1–4 scale) 0.87 (<0.0001) 1.0 0.87 (<0.0001) 0.98 (<0.0001)
DCCT BMI change/year formula for macronutrient availability and DCCT exercise (1–4 scale) 0.80 (<0.0001) 0.87 (<0.0001) 1.0 0.95 (<0.0001)