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Table 2 Spearman correlation coefficients between self-reported silhouette ranking and selected adiposity measures (Seychelles, 2013, N = 1240)

From: Validity of silhouette showcards as a measure of body size and obesity in a population in the African region: A practical research tool for general-purpose surveys

  Men Women
  Correlation coefficient p Correlation coefficient p
Body mass index (kg/m2) 0.80 <0.001 0.81 <0.001
Percentage body fat (%) 0.71 <0.001 0.73 <0.001
Waist circumference (cm) 075 <0.001 0.78 <0.001
Waist-to-height ratio 0.74 <0.001 0.77 <0.001