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Table 2 The correlation coefficients of 24U Tau excretion with variables of personal characteristics and SU

From: Taurine in morning spot urine for the useful assessment of dietary seafood intake in Japanese children and adolescents

Variable Children (n=54)   Adolescents (n=193)
Coeff. p value   Coeff. p value
Age (years) 0.432 0.0013   0.103 0.1559
Weight (kg) 0.243 0.0764   0.153 0.0337
Height (cm) 0.396 0.0028   0.125 0.0835
SU Cre (mg/dl) -0.232 0.919   -0.010 0.8956
SU Tau (μmol/l) 0.775 <0.0001   0.632 <0.0001
SU Tau/Cre 0.860 <0.0001   0.686 <0.0001
  1. Coeff: correlation coefficients, 24U: 24-h urine, SU: morning spot urine, Tau: taurine, Cre: creatinine.