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Table 8 Correlations between calcium and magnesium in serum, muscle and urine and major cardiovascular risk factors. Spearman's rank correlation coefficient.

From: The influence of calcium and magnesium in drinking water and diet on cardiovascular risk factors in individuals living in hard and soft water areas with differences in cardiovascular mortality

  S-Ca U-Ca S-Mg U-Mg M-Mg S-cholesterol S-TG S-HDL S-LDL SBP DBP HbA1c
S-Ca 1.000 .022 .268** -.018 .052 .285** .260** -.074 .245** .227** .242** .207**
U-Ca   1.000 -.009 .586** -.029 -.047 .075 -.123 -.015 .174* .140 .130
S-Mg    1.000 -.071 .111 .082 .204** -.202** .092 .077 .174* .064
U-Mg     1.000 .178 -.068 .010 -.102 -.019 .186** .201** .202**
M-Mg      1.000 .002 .010 .004 .031 -.010 .054 .255*
S-Cholesterol       1.000 .426** -.119 .950** .042 .140 .266**
S-TG        1.000 -.614** .379** .236** .246** .123
S- HDL         1.000 -.286* -.174* -.212** -.150*
S-LDL          1.000 .042 .183** .280**
SBP           1.000 .646** .278**
DBP            1.000 .213**
B-HbA1c             1.000
  1. * Correlation is significant at the .05 level ** Correlation is significant at the .01 level S- = serum, B- = blood, U- = urine. M- = muscle