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Table 6 Areas under the ROC curves for obesity and lipid-related indices as a predictor of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in male subjects of different ages

From: The usefulness of obesity and lipid-related indices to predict the presence of Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

  AUC 95%CI low 95%CI upp Best threshold Positive-LR Negative-LR Specificity Sensitivity
Age>60years
 BMI 0.7965 0.7349 0.8582 23.7420 3.9130 0.3495 0.8175 0.7143
 WC 0.7716 0.7118 0.8313 80.8000 2.1176 0.2400 0.5952 0.8571
 WHtR 0.7639 0.7062 0.8215 0.4992 2.5205 0.3799 0.7103 0.7302
 TG 0.6417 0.5679 0.7154 0.9258 1.5221 0.5755 0.5516 0.6825
 TyG 0.6570 0.5853 0.7286 8.1646 1.5312 0.4516 0.4921 0.7778
 TyG-BM 0.7913 0.7309 0.8518 194.1812 2.7222 0.3111 0.7143 0.7778
 TyG-WC 0.7725 0.7101 0.8348 694.1685 2.4658 0.4022 0.7103 0.7143
 TyG-WHtR 0.7679 0.7070 0.8287 3.9308 1.8689 0.1846 0.5159 0.9048
 TG/HDL-C ratio 0.6515 0.5781 0.7250 0.8877 1.7882 0.5988 0.6627 0.6032
 HSI 0.8381 0.7868 0.8894 31.2974 3.2615 0.2139 0.7421 0.8413
 VAI 0.6623 0.5894 0.7351 1.1966 1.9733 0.5876 0.7024 0.5873
 LAP 0.7481 0.6848 0.8114 13.4633 1.9065 0.3310 0.5754 0.8095
 ABSI 0.5600 0.4805 0.6396 0.0759 1.2022 0.4638 0.2738 0.8730
 BRI 0.7639 0.7062 0.8215 3.3445 2.5205 0.3799 0.7103 0.7302
 COI 0.6557 0.5837 0.7277 1.1898 1.4752 0.3964 0.4405 0.8254
Age 46-60years
 BMI 0.7855 0.7663 0.8047 23.5546 2.5148 0.4098 0.7196 0.7051
 WC 0.7809 0.7616 0.8002 81.2500 2.1572 0.3190 0.6295 0.7992
 WHtR 0.7859 0.7673 0.8045 0.4736 2.0365 0.2452 0.5786 0.8581
 TG 0.7066 0.6845 0.7287 1.1121 1.9329 0.5332 0.6665 0.6447
 TyG 0.7164 0.6946 0.7381 8.4415 1.9561 0.4908 0.6525 0.6798
 TyG-BMI 0.8148 0.7968 0.8329 201.7871 3.2018 0.3671 0.7767 0.7149
 TyG-WC 0.8081 0.7899 0.8264 711.4515 3.2917 0.3769 0.7862 0.7037
 TyG-WHtR 0.8109 0.7929 0.8290 4.1294 2.8242 0.3320 0.7320 0.7570
 TG/HDL-C ratio 0.7202 0.6986 0.7418 0.7396 1.7295 0.3940 0.5462 0.7848
 HSI 0.8133 0.7953 0.8313 33.1439 2.8738 0.3466 0.7415 0.7430
 VAI 0.7260 0.7046 0.7473 0.9306 1.7734 0.3761 0.5535 0.7918
 LAP 0.7923 0.7736 0.8110 17.8721 2.4420 0.3504 0.6894 0.7584
 ABSI 0.5696 0.5449 0.5942 0.0772 .2425 0.7989 0.5467 0.5632
 BRI 0.7859 0.7673 0.8045 2.8766 2.0365 0.2452 0.5786 0.8581
 COI 0.6828 0.6605 0.7051 1.2056 1.8572 0.5954 0.6794 0.5955
Age 31-45years
 BMI 0.8337 0.8209 0.8466 23.4488 2.8721 0.3226 0.7343 0.7631
 WC 0.8274 0.8145 0.8403 80.6500 2.6899 0.2950 0.7056 0.7918
 WHtR 0.8385 0.8260 0.8509 0.4713 2.8416 0.2866 0.7208 0.7934
 TG 0.7521 0.7361 0.7681 1.0669 2.4375 0.4773 0.7333 0.6500
 TyG 0.7609 0.7452 0.7766 8.3729 2.3647 0.4404 0.7092 0.6877
 TyG-BMI 0.8580 0.8461 0.8699 189.6580 2.6993 0.1844 0.6757 0.8754
 TyG-WC 0.8514 0.8393 0.8635 697.6885 3.8683 0.3453 0.8142 0.7189
 TyG-WHtR 0.8566 0.8447 0.8684 3.8936 2.8551 0.2393 0.7092 0.8303
 TG/HDL-C ratio 0.7657 0.7503 0.7811 0.8216 2.3282 0.4163 0.6947 0.7108
 HSI 0.8543 0.8421 0.8664 34.5292 3.7709 0.2989 0.7981 0.7615
 VAI 0.7725 0.7574 0.7877 1.0975 2.5612 0.4343 0.7340 0.6812
 LAP 0.8395 0.8270 0.8519 13.4323 2.5826 0.2280 0.6721 0.8467
 ABSI 0.5880 0.5696 0.6063 0.0746 1.2682 0.6462 0.4312 0.7213
 BRI 0.8385 0.8260 0.8509 2.8360 2.8416 0.2866 0.7208 0.7934
 COI 0.7364 0.7205 0.7522 1.1727 1.9949 0.4534 0.6454 0.7074
Age 18-30years
 BMI 0.8222 0.7488 0.8955 24.4551 3.9070 0.3590 0.8193 0.7059
WC 0.8288 0.7622 0.8954 80.3500 3.2500 0.3077 0.7647 0.7647
WHtR 0.8426 0.7797 0.9054 0.4636 3.3793 0.2333 0.7563 0.8235
TG 0.8352 0.7719 0.8985 0.7959 2.8194 0.2108 0.6975 0.8529
TyG 0.8480 0.7887 0.9073 8.1808 3.3220 0.2346 0.7521 0.8235
TyG-BMI 0.8663 0.8019 0.9307 197.9225 5.2000 0.2759 0.8529 0.7647
TyG-WC 0.8799 0.8216 0.9381 656.3063 4.1087 0.2552 0.8067 0.7941
TyG-WHtR 0.8861 0.8291 0.9430 4.0029 6.0667 0.2692 0.8739 0.7647
 TG/HDL-C ratio 0.8591 0.8046 0.9136 0.6008 2.7821 0.1313 0.6723 0.9118
 HSI 0.8689 0.8141 0.9237 31.6663 2.5591 0.0000 0.6092 1.0000
 VAI 0.8636 0.8089 0.9182 0.9282 4.0213 0.2565 0.8025 0.7941
 LAP 0.8814 0.8218 0.9409 18.9616 7.6667 0.3548 0.9118 0.6765
 ABSI 0.6422 0.5513 0.7332 0.0734 1.5680 0.3717 0.4748 0.8235
 BRI 0.8426 0.7797 0.9054 2.7017 3.3793 0.2333 0.7563 0.8235
 COI 0.7818 0.7098 0.8537 1.1398 2.3605 0.2303 0.6387 0.8529
  1. Abbreviations: AUC: area under the curve; other abbreviations as in Table ​1.