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Table 4 Partial Spearman correlation coefficients (adjusted for age) between body size and body composition in controls, and Gleason 6, Gleason 7, and Gleason 8-10 prostate cancer cases

From: Obesity, body composition, and prostate cancer

   WC WHR FM FFM %BF
BMI Control 0.88 0.50 0.90 0.60 0.83
  Gleason 6 0.88 0.56 0.89 0.55 0.82
  Gleason 7 0.91 0.58 0.91 0.71 0.80
  Gleason 8-10 0.82 0.42 0.80 0.53 0.77
WC Control   0.72 0.89 0.62 0.80
  Gleason 6   0.75 0.88 0.57 0.80
  Gleason 7   0.75 0.89 0.69 0.79
  Gleason 8-10   0.66 0.83 0.62 0.79
WHR Control    0.51 0.27 0.51
  Gleason 6    0.57 0.21 0.57
  Gleason 7    0.57 0.32 0.54
  Gleason 8-10    0.41 0.27 0.42
FM Control     0.57 0.93
  Gleason 6     0.50 0.94
  Gleason 7     0.62 0.92
  Gleason 8-10     0.49 0.88
FFM Control      0.30
  Gleason 6      0.26
  Gleason 7      0.37
  Gleason 8-10      0.30
  1. All p < 0.001