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Table 2 Relationship between right slant angle B and participant body mass index, weight and mid arm circumference, 453 adults with cone-shaped arms presenting to the Pre-Admission Clinic

From: Upper limb dimensions in adults presenting for elective surgery – implications for blood pressure measurement

CorrelationRegression models Outcome: right arm slant angle
 rP-valueInterceptβ (Slope) (95% CI)R2
BMI kg/m2−0.49< 0.00189.45−0.09 (− 0.10 – − 0.07)0.24
Weight kg− 0.39< 0.00188.78− 0.02 (− 0.03 – − 0.02)0.15
Right MAC cm−0.48< 0.00190.74−0.12 (− 0.14 – − 0.10)0.23
  1. BMI body mass index
  2. MAC mid arm circumference