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Table 3 Pearson bivariate correlations between RDW and other variables based on different genders

From: The relationship between red blood cell distribution width and metabolic syndrome in elderly Chinese: a cross-sectional study

  Correlation coefficients for males(P) Correlation coefficients for females(P)
Age (years) 0.139**(0.000) 0.135**(0.000)
BMI (kg/m2) − 0.037*(0.004) − 0.016(0.254)
Waist (cm) 0.025(0.054) −0.019(0.055)
SBP (mmHg) 0.070**(0.000) 0.058**(0.000)
DBP (mmHg) −0.003(0.831) 0.002(0.820)
HDL (mmol/L) 0.027*(0.039) 0.064**(0.000)
LDL (mmol/L) 0.079**(0.000) 0.060**(0.000)
TC (mmol/L) 0.037**(0.005) 0.050**(0.000)
TG (mmol/L) −0.120**(0.000) − 0.074**(0.000)
FG (mmol/L) −0.048**(0.000) −0.016**(0.000)
BUN (mmol/L) 0.068**(0.000) 0.002(0.859)
TBIL (μmol/L) 0.015(0.255) 0.057**(0.000)
CRP (mg/L) −0.011(0.726) −0.014(0.686)
ESR (mm/hr) −0.017(0.324) 0.000(0.979)
MCV (fL) −0.084**(0.000) −0.099**(0.000)
MCH (pg) 0.074**(0.000) 0.093**(0.000)
MCHC(g/L) −0.088**(0.000) −0.108**(0.000)
RBC (×1012/L) 0.042**(0.001) 0.011(0.422)
HB (g/L) −0.045**(0.001) −0.081**(0.000)
WBC(×1012/L) 0.070** (0.000) 0.012 (0.239)
  1. RDW red blood cell distribution width, BMI body mass index, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, HDL high density lipoprotein, LDL low density lipoprotein, TC total cholesterol, TG triglycerides, FG fasting glucose, BUN blood urea nitrogen, TBIL total bilirubin, CRP C-reactive protein, ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate, MCV mean corpuscular volume, MCH mean corpuscular hemoglobin, MCHC mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration, RBC red blood cell, HB hemoglobin, WBC white blood cell
  2. * P < 0.05, ** P < 0.01