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Table 16 Correlations of FAO/WHO and DCCT/EDIC formulas and the Harvard categorical food profiling results for 22 foods and beverages

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

Food profiling system FAO/WHO formula r (P) DCCT BMI formula r (P) DCCT and FAO/WHO formulas averaged r (P)
FAO/WHO mean BMI for countries formula adjusted for weight change/4 years 1.0 0.11 (0.64) 0.74 (<0.0001)
DCCT BMI change/year formula adjusted for weight change/4 years 0.11 (0.64) 1.0 0.74 (<0.0001)
Harvard diet and lifestyle food profiling scheme 0.29 (0.20) 0.16 (0.48) 0.30 (0.18)