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Table 4 Pearson’s correlation between UAldo:C and other variables

From: Factors affecting the urinary aldosterone-to-creatinine ratio in healthy dogs and dogs with naturally occurring myxomatous mitral valve disease

  All dogs Healthy + Stage B1 Stage B2 Stage C
Pearson’s coefficient P value Pearson’s coefficient P value Pearson’s coefficient P value Pearson’s coefficient P value
UAldo:C-Sex 0.167 0.042* 0.247 0.016* 0.193 0.528 0.012 0.942
UAldo:C-Breed 0.346 < 0.001* 0.480 < 0.001* 0.257 0.396 0.109 0.494
UAldo:C-Age − 0.233 0.004* −0.365 < 0.001* 0.016 0.958 −0.181 0.252
UAldo:C-BW −0.242 0.003* −0.283 0.006* −0.181 0.554 −0.125 0.429
UAldo:C-USG 0.274 0.001* 0.510 < 0.001* 0.449 0.124 −0.049 0.756
UAldo:C-UP/UC 0.069 0.405 0.165 0.113 −0.040 0.896 0.048 0.762
UAldo:C-UREA 0.124 0.203 0.164 0.199 0.722 0.043* 0.024 0.888
UAldo:C-SCr 0.103 0.291 0.047 0.717 0.557 0.151 0.127 0.459
UAldo:C-LA/Ao 0.154 0.061 0.056 0.590 0.624 0.023* 0.230 0.148
UAldo:C-LVEDDn 0.077 0.354 −0.092 0.377 −0.255 0.401 0.262 0.094
UAldo:C-LVESDn 0.096 0.246 −0.083 0.426 0.098 0.750 0.282 0.070
UAldo:C-E peak 0.035 0.681 −0.040 0.717 −0.259 0.417 0.095 0.550
UAldo:C-SAP 0.039 0.680 0.193 0.105 0.338 0.282 −0.342 0.065
  1. Sex: female = 1, male = 0; Breed: Chihuahua = 1, any other breeds = 0; BW Body weight, USG Urine specific gravity, UP/UC Urinary protein-to-creatinine ratio, UREA Serum urea, SCr Serum creatinine, LA/Ao Left atrium-to-aortic root ratio, LVEDDn Normalized left ventricular end-diastolic diameter, LVESDn Normalized left ventricular end-systolic diameter, SAP Systolic arterial pressure
  2. * = significant (P value < 0.05)