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Table 3 Correlations between urinary arsenic and blood pressure by partial 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
  Partial correlation coefficient p-value Partial correlation coefficient p-value Partial correlation coefficient p-value
Urinary arsenic species       
  iAs (μg/g Cr) 0.099 0.016 −0.017 0.682 0.158 0.000
  MMA (μg/g Cr) 0.098 0.016 −0.009 0.827 0.149 0.000
  DMA (μg/g Cr) 0.115 0.005 −0.001 0.984 0.166 0.000
  tAs (μg/g Cr) 0.117 0.004 −0.007 0.868 0.176 0.000
Urinary arsenic percentage       
  iAs(%) 0.041 0.311 −0.021 0.605 0.081 0.490
  MMA(%) 0.011 0.796 −0.008 0.849 0.022 0.585
  DMA(%) −0.013 0.747 0.022 0.585 −0.040 0.327
  1. Data were based on log-transformed values.
  2. Correlations were adjusted by gender, age, cigarette smoking, alcohol consumption and BMI.