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Table 5 Correlation coefficients between blood pressure (Systolic & Diastolic) and some of the daily nutrients intake of obese adolescents

From: Association between dietary sodium, calcium, saturated fat and blood pressure in obese Egyptian adolescents

Items Male Females
Normal (n:20) Pre hypertensive (n:15) Normal (n:26) Pre hypertensive (n:16)
Systolic Diastolic Systolic Diastolic Systolic Diastolic Systolic Diastolic
Calcium −0.237 −0.178 −0.241 −0.231 −0.130 −0.080 −0.331 −0.236
Sodium 0.243 0.033 0.318 0.106 0.304 0.056 0.371 0.180
S FAs 0.138 0.026 0.226 0.212 0.374 0.310 0.308 0.372
Cholesterol 0.278 0.032 0.294 0.301 0.088 0.091 0.210 0.112