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Table 3 Correlation study between age, BMI, blood pressure, lipid profile and vitamin D levels in the study population

From: The intake assessment of diverse dietary patterns on childhood hypertension: alleviating the blood pressure and lipidemic factors with low-sodium seafood rich in omega-3 fatty acids

Pearson’ test Age
(yrs. old)
BMI (kg/m2) SBP (mmHg) DBP (mmHg) LDL (mg/dL) HDL (mg/dL) TG (mg/dL) TC (mg/dL) 25OHD (ng/mL)
Age (yrs. old) 1 r = 0.553 r = 0.452 r = 0.538 r = 0.303 r = − 0.283 r = 0.719 r = 0.406 r = − 0.252
  p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p = 0.019 p = 0.028 p < 0.001 p = 0.001 p = 0.052ns
BMI (kg/m2) r = 0.553 1 r = 0.757 r = 0.728 r = 0.530 r = −  0.545 r = 0.599 r = 0.739 r = −  0.340
p < 0.001   p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p = 0.008
SBP (mmHg) r = 0.452 r = 0.457 1 r = 0.723 r = 0.642 r = −  0.643 r = 0.643 r = 0.793 r = −  0.295
p < 0.001 p < 0.001   p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p = 0.022
DBP (mmHg) r = 0.528 r = 0.728 r = 0.723 1 r = 0.559 r = −  0.574 r = 0.621 r = 0.712 r = −  0.371
p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p < 0.001   p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p = 0.004
LDL (mg/dL) r = 0.303 r = 0.530 r = 0.642 r = 0.559 1 r = −  0.936 r = 0.772 r = 0.564 r = −  0.658
p = 0.019 p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p < 0.001   p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p < 0.001
HDL (mg/dL) r = −  0.283 r = −  0.545 r = −  0.643 r = −  0.574 r = −  0.936 1 r = −  0.720 r = −  0.581 r = 0.673
p = 0.028 p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p < 0.001   p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p < 0.001
TG (mg/dL) r = 0.719 r = 0.599 r = 0.643 r = 0.621 r = 0.772 r = −  0.720 1 r = 0.573 r = −  0.526
p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p < 0.001   p < 0.001 p < 0.001
TC (mg/dL) r = 0.406 r = 0.739 r = 0.793 r = 0.712 r = 0.564 r = −  0.581 r = 0.573 1 r = −  0.329
p = 0.001 p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p < 0.001   p = 0.010
25OHD (ng/mL) r = −  0.252 r = −  0.340 r = −  0.295 r = −  0.371 r = −  0.658 r = 0.673 r = −  0.526 r = −  0.329 1
p = 0.052ns p = 0.008 p = 0.022 p = 0.004 p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p < 0.001 p = 0.010  
  1. ns non-significant