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Table 1 Correlation between phototherapy duration and levels of serum electrolytes, kidney functions, and blood glucose

From: Impact of phototherapy type and duration on serum electrolytes and blood glucose in neonatal hyperbilirubinemia: a prospective single-center cohort study

Parameter Time (hours)
r (correlation coefficient) p-value*
Na − 0.269 < 0.001
K − 0.236 < 0.001
Ca − 0.452 < 0.001
BUN − 0.446 < 0.001
Creatinine − 0.189 < 0.001
Glucose 0.041 0.005
  1. Abbreviations: BUN blood urea nitrogen, Ca calcium, K potassium, Na sodium
  2. *p-value ≤ 0.05 is considered significant