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Table 4 Bivariate and partial correlations between serum 25(OH)D and five relevant variables.

From: Low wintertime vitamin D levels in a sample of healthy young adults of diverse ancestry living in the Toronto area: associations with vitamin D intake and skin pigmentation

Predictor Correlations p
  Bivariate* Partial#  
Age 0.024 0.081 0.425
BMI -0.051 0.000 0.997
Sex -0.080 0.003 0.977
Skin Pigmentation -0.254 -0.213 0.033
Total Vitamin D Intake 0.551 0.538 < 0.001
  1. *Bivariate correlations represent the correlation between serum 25(OH)D and each variable. #Partial correlations represent the correlation between serum 25(OH)D and each variable, controlling for all other variables.