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Table 3 Correlations between participant characteristics and total number of SLEs

From: Association between stressful life events and resting heart rate

Variables Total (n = 4,433) Male (n = 1,703) Female (n = 2,730)
Pearson’s coefficient p Pearson’s coefficient p Pearson’s coefficient p
Age 0.044 0.004 0.053 0.029 0.041 0.033
Body mass index 0.010 0.507 −0.018 0.463 0.022 0.246
Systolic blood pressure 0.013 0.386 0.004 0.855 0.020 0.304
Diastolic blood pressure −0.025 0.092 −0.009 0.698 −0.027 0.154
Pulse pressure 0.039 0.009 0.015 0.540 0.049 0.011
Heart rate −0.098 <.001 −0.084 <.001 −0.111 <.001
Heart rate on ECG −0.076 <.001 −0.079 0.001 −0.077 <.001
PR interval on ECG 0.026 0.090 0.008 0.754 0.044 0.022
QRS duration on ECG −0.075 <.001 −0.085 0.001 −0.073 <.001
BUN to Cr ratio 0.031 0.039 0.026 0.294 0.029 0.132
Hematocrit 0.004 0.808 0.015 0.543 0.023 0.230
Total body water 0.041 0.006 0.043 0.081 0.093 <.001
Total SLE score 0.769 <.001 0.815 <.001 0.756 <.001
Negative SLE score 0.650 <.001 0.715 <.001 0.633 <.001
Positive SLE score 0.589 <.001 0.579 <.001 0.594 <.001
Net SLS score 0.165 <.001 0.137 <.001 0.179 <.001
  1. p-value was calculated by a Pearson’s correlation test.