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Table 2 Correlations between urinary arsenic and blood pressure by bivariate correlation analysis

From: Association of urinary monomethylated arsenic concentration and risk of hypertension: a cross-sectional study from arsenic contaminated areas in northwestern China

  Systolic blood pressure Diastolic blood pressure Pulse blood pressure
  Pearson correlation coefficient p-value Pearson correlation coefficient p-value Pearson correlation coefficient p-value
Urinary arsenic species       
  iAs (μg/g Cr) 0.078 0.056 −0.015 0.706 0.130 0.001
  MMA (μg/g Cr) 0.128 0.002 0.016 0.689 0.177 0.000
  DMA (μg/g Cr) 0.157 0.000 0.034 0.400 0.204 0.000
  tAs (μg/g Cr) 0.152 0.000 0.027 0.510 0.203 0.000
Urinary arsenic percentage       
  iAs(%) −0.032 0.436 −0.054 0.182 0.002 0.971
  MMA(%) 0.017 0.673 −0.011 0.793 0.035 0.391
  DMA(%) 0.016 0.699 0.027 0.507 −0.001 0.979
  1. Data were based on log-transformed values.