Table 2

Correlations between anthropometric parameters among boys (N=1020)

VariablesMUACBody weight (kg)Height (cm)BMI
MUACPearson correlation10.911*0.780*0.847*
P value0.00019.60E-2102.21E-281
Body weight (kg)Pearson correlation0.911*10.886*0.861*
P value0.00010.00011.25E-301
Height (cm)Pearson correlation0.780*0.886*10.564*
P value9.60E-2100.00011.02E-86
BMIPearson correlation0.847*0.861*.564*1
P value2.21E-2811.25E-3011.02E-86
  • *Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (two-tailed).

  • BMI, body mass index; MUAC, mid-upper arm circumference.