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Table 2 AUC of ROC of WC, PBF and BMI to diagnose PCOS

From: Application of receiver operating characteristic curve in the assessment of the value of body mass index, waist circumference and percentage of body fat in the Diagnosis of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in childbearing women

Age (y/o) Obesity parameter AUC ± SE 95 % CI of AUC Somers’ D P a P
Lower limit Upper limit
<26 WC (cm) 0.798 ± 0.068 0.665 0.930 0.596 <0.001 0.558b
PBF (%) 0.769 ± 0.060 0.650 0.887 0.537 <0.001 0.526c
BMI (kg/m2) 0.817 ± 0.059 0.701 0.933 0.634 <0.001 0.134d
26–31 WC (cm) 0.787 ± 0.0423 0.704 0.8700 0.574 <0.001 0.551b
PBF (%) 0.765 ± 0.0361 0.694 0.8355 0.529 <0.001 0.544c
BMI (kg/m2) 0.768 ± 0.0403 0.689 0.8472 0.537 <0.001 0.898d
>31 WC (cm) 0.889 ± 0.043 0.806 0.973 0.779 <0.001 0.001b
PBF (%) 0.838 ± 0.042 0.756 0.920 0.676 <0.001 0.090c
BMI (kg/m2) 0.773 ± 0.061 0.654 0.891 0.545 <0.001 0.138d
合计 WC (cm) 0.814 ± 0.029 0.758 0.870 0.629 <0.001 0.100b
PBF (%) 0.789 ± 0.025 0.7397 0.838 0.577 <0.001 0.261c
BMI (kg/m2) 0.782 ± 0.028 0.7265 0.838 0.564 <0.001 0.724d
  1. aAUC compared with 0.5
  2. bcompared with BMI
  3. ccompared with WC
  4. dcompared with PBF