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Table 4 Waist girth correlated significantly with weight (r = 0.938; p < 0.01) and also height (r = 0.664; p < 0.01). Waist girth and foot posture correlations were weak and inverse viz. FPI (L) r = -0.213 (p < 0.05), FPI(R) r = -0.228 (p < 0.01).

From: The paediatric flat foot and general anthropometry in 140 Australian school children aged 7 - 10 years

   FPILTS Height Weight BMI Waist FPIRT
FPILTS Pearson Correlation 1 -.037 -.186(*) -.243(**) -.213(*) .759(**
  Sig. (2-tailed)   .665 .028 .004 .011 .000
Height Pearson Correlation -.037 1 .759(**) .458(**) .664(**) -.017
  Sig. (2-tailed) .665   .000 .000 .000 .844
Weight Pearson Correlation -.186(*) .759(**) 1 .909(**) .938(**) -.194(*)
  Sig. (2-tailed) .028 .000   .000 .000 .021
BMI Pearson Correlation -.243(**) .458(**) .909(**) 1 .912(**) -.263(**)
  Sig. (2-tailed) .004 .000 .000   .000 .002
Waist Pearson Correlation -.213(*) .664(**) .938(**) .912(**) 1 -.228(**)
  Sig. (2-tailed) .011 .000 .000 .000   .007
FPIRTS Pearson Correlation .759(**) -.017 -.194(*) -.263(**) -.228(**) 1
  Sig. (2-tailed) .000 .844 .021 .002 .007  
  1. * Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed).
  2. ** Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed).
  3. (FPILTS: FPI-6 left foot total score; FPIRTS: FPI-6 right foot total score)