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Table 3 Spearman’s correlation coefficient between OCP levels, eGFR, and urinary albumin excretion of CKD patients

From: Organochlorine pesticide level in patients with chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology and its association with renal function

OCPs (ppb)   Correlation coefficient (ρ)
in CKDk patients
Correlation coefficient (ρ)
in CKDu patients
α-HCH eGFR −0.11 −0.152
UAE 0.103 0.132
β-HCH eGFR −0.145 −0.162
UAE 0.163 0.156
γ-HCH eGFR −0.151* −0.199*
UAE 0.251* 0.269*
Aldrin eGFR −0.123 −0.194*
UAE 0.143 0.204*
Dieldrin eGFR −0.111 −0.129
UAE 0.159 0.164
α-endosulfan eGFR −0.132 −0.163
UAE 0.152 0.145
β-endosulfan eGFR −0.174 −0.201*
UAE 0.158 0.216*
p, p′-DDT eGFR −0.162 −0.123
UAE 0.172 0.168
p, p′-DDE eGFR −0.222* −0.284*
UAE 0.259* 0.256*
  1. eGFR estimated glomerular filtration, UAE 24-h urinary albumin excretion
  2. *Significance level p < 0.05