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Table 2 Pearson's correlation coefficients between urinary proteins and their potential predictors

From: Confounders in the assessment of the renal effects associated with low-level urinary cadmium: an analysis in industrial workers

  Age Log BMI Pack-years Log B-Pb Log B-Cd Log U-Cr Log U-Cd Log U-Zn Log U-RBP Log U-Protein-HC
Log BMI 0.13          
Pack-years 0.27*** -0.15*         
Log B-Pb -0.05 0.03 -0.02        
Log B-Cd -0.08 -0.19* 0.42*** 0.25***       
Log U-Cr -0.22** 0.14 -0.10 -0.03 -0.004      
Log U-Cd 0.24** -0.18* 0.34*** 0.17* 0.43*** - 0.22**     
Log U-Zn -0.02 -0.08 0.08 0.09 0.11 - 0.05 0.16*    
Log U-RBP 0.05 0.08 0.14 0.17* 0.26*** -0.14 0.21** 0.03   
Log U-Protein-HC 0.23*** 0.02 0.23** -0.01 0.22** -0.34*** 0.23** 0.06 0.45***  
Log U-ALB 0.03 -0.004 0.11 0.04 0.14 -0.005 0.15* -0.06 0.29*** 0.31***
  1. For the units of parameters, see Table 1. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001