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Table 3 The AUCs, optimal cut-off values, sensitivity, specificity and Youden index of the five parameters for predicting MetS

From: Obesity and lipid-related parameters for predicting metabolic syndrome in Chinese elderly population

Variable AUC (95% CI) Cut-off value Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) Youden index (%)
Male
 BMI 0.775 (0.760–0.789) 24.17 74.97 67.81 42.78
 WHtR 0.791 (0.776–0.805) 0.51 72.87 72.52 45.39
 TG/HDL-C 0.851 (0.838–0.864) 1.38 69.47 86.72 56.19
 LAP 0.897 (0.885–0.907) 26.35 85.09 79.31 64.39
 VAI 0.865 (0.853–0.877) 1.63 74.17 83.64 57.81
Female
 BMI 0.760 (0.746–0.774) 24.03 66.67 72.17 38.84
 WHtR 0.769 (0.755–0.782) 0.52 68.64 72.53 41.18
 TG/HDL-C 0.843 (0.831–0.855) 1.13 71.09 82.76 53.85
 LAP 0.875 (0.864–0.886) 31.04 79.17 80.69 59.86
 VAI 0.856 (0.844–0.867) 2.05 73.82 81.98 55.81