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Table 2 The correlation between blood pressure and body composition parameters

From: Effects of weight loss intervention on body composition and blood pressure among overweight and obese women: findings from the MyBFF@home study

  Systolic Blood Pressure (SP) n = 273 Diastolic Blood Pressure (DP) n = 273
Variables r p-value r p-value
BMI (kg/m2) 0.06 0.313 0.19 0.001*
WC (cm) 0.09 0.131 0.23 0.000**
Body fat mass (kg) 0.06 0.298 0.22 0.000**
Body fat percentage (kg) 0.06 0.367 0.18 0.003*
Visceral fat area (cm2) 0.07 0.239 0.22 0.000**
Skeletal muscle mass (kg) 0.04 0.497 0.14 0.021*
  1. P-value: * p < 0.01, **p < 0.001