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Table 4 Correlations of FAO/WHO mean female and male cohort BMIs in 2008 with formulas predicting mean BMI

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

  BMI 2008 r (P) BMI 2008 formula all cohorts r (P) BMI 2008 formula females r (P) BMI 2008 formula males r (P) BMI 2008 formula lower half GDP 2009 r (P) BMI 2008 formula upper half GDP 2009 r (P)
BMI 2008 formula all cohorts 0.86 (< 0.0001) 1.0 0.854 (< 0.0001) 0.88 (< 0.0001) 0.75 (< 0.0001) 0.73 (< 0.0001)
BMI 2008 formula females 0.74 (< 0.0001) 0.85 (< 0.0001) 1.0 0.90 (< 0.0001) 0.56 (< 0.0001) 0.72 (< 0.0001)
BMI 2008 formula males 0.76 (< 0.0001) 0.88 (< 0.0001) 0.90 (< 0.0001) 1.0 0.74 (< 0.0001) 0.66 (< 0.0001)
BMI 2008 formula lower half GDP 2009 0.65 (< 0.0001) 075 (< 0.0001) 0.56 (< 0.0001) 0.74 (< 0.0001) 1.0 0.50 (< 0.0001)
BMI 2008 formula upper half GDP 2009 0.63 (< 0.0001) 0.73 (< 0.0001) 0.72 (< 0.0001) 0.66 (< 0.0001) 0.50 (< 0.0001) 1.0