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Table 4 Correlation between different cardiovascular disease risk factors

From: Prevalence and clustering of cardiovascular disease risk factors in rural Nepalese population aged 40–80 years

  CG AL FV MET BMI WC SBP DBP FBS TC TG HDL LDL
CG              
AL .286a             
FV −.045 −.087            
MET .018 .023 .016           
BMI −.096 −.049 .077 −.029          
WC -.121b −.007 .055 −.090 .569a         
SBP −.010 .117b −.025 .028 .118b .162a        
DBP −.078 .065 −.050 −.065 .201a .219a .769a       
FBS −.013 .011 −.037 −.075 .022 .032 .018 .037      
TC .010 .100 .037 −.022 −.035 .001 .033 .030 .098     
TG −.038 −.026 −.012 −.048 .096 .181a .133b .125b .198a .250a    
HDL .078 .173a .040 .012 −.034 −.101 −.005 −.098 .136b .195a −.075   
LDL −.004 .050 .029 −.008 −.064 −.036 −.019 .016 −.030 .863a -.123b -.140a  
  1. CG Average no. of cigarettes/day, AL Average standard drinks/day, FV Total servings of fruit and vegetable/day, METs Total METs-Minutes/week, BMI Body Mass Index, WC Waist circumference, SBP Systolic Blood Pressure, DBP Diastolic Blood pressure, FBS Fasting Blood Sugar, TC Total cholesterol, TG Triglyceride, HDL High-density Lipoprotein, LDL Low-density Lipoprotein
  2. aCorrelation is significant at the 0.01 level
  3. bCorrelation is significant at the 0.05 level