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Table 2 The association between serum heavy metal levels and body mass index, hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia (all patients)

From: Association between heavy metal levels and acute ischemic stroke

Variables S-Pb (μg/L) S-Hg (μg/L) S-As (μg/L) S-Cd (μg/L)
Correlation Coefficienta p-value Correlation Coefficienta p-value Correlation Coefficienta p-value Correlation Coefficienta p-value
BMI −0.066 0.582 0.180 0.139 0.072 0.550 −0.032 0.793
HbA1c −0.118 0.348 −0.207 0.106 −0.121 0.338 −0.180 0.152
FBG −0.096 0.430 −0.095 0.446 −0.021 0.860 −0.110 0.363
TG −0.076 0.530 0.065 0.596 −0.065 0.588 0.043 0.721
CHOL −0.041 0.733 −0.097 0.428 −0.148 0.216 0.019 0.874
SBP −0.055 0.682 −0.050 0.717 −0.028 0.835 −0.007 0.959
DBP 0.009 0.944 0.211 0.125 0.048 0.721 0.088 0.516
  1. aThe correlation coefficient and p-value were estimated by Pearson’s correlation coefficient
  2. BMI body mass index, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, FBG fasting blood sugar, TG triglyceremia, CHOL cholesterol