Table 3: Pearson’s correlation coefficient between blood pressure levels, anthropometric and clinical variables in the total sample.

SBP DBP Age BMI WHR Cholesterol Triglycerides Glucose Uric acid

DBP0.803**
Age0.351*0.237*
BMI0.320*0.335*0.154*
WHR0.362*0.399*0.352*0.408
Cholesterol0.187*0.151*0.304*0.149*0.137*
Triglyceride0.217*0.262*0.132*0.202*0.238*0.347*
Glucose0.227*0.145*0.277*0.251*0.259*0.215*0.237*
Uric acid0.262*0.288*0.1050.261*0.396*0.176*0.342*0.064
Sodium excretion 0.141* 0.204* 0.041 0.177* 0.265* 0.015 0.084 0.108 0.119*

BMI: body mass index; WHR: Waist-to-hip Ratio; SBP: Systolic Blood Pressure; DBP: Diastolic Blood Pressure. * and ** .