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Table 1 Pearson correlation coefficients between values in single CVD risk factors assessed in 1983 and 1991.

From: The relationship between physical fitness and clustered risk, and tracking of clustered risk from adolescence to young adulthood: eight years follow-up in the Danish Youth and Sport Study

  Men Women
  n r P< n r P<
Body fat (%) 80 0.72 ** 97 0.46 **
BMI (kg m-2) 86 0.80 ** 114 0.77 **
VO2max (l min-1) 78 0.51 ** 90 0.72 **
VO2max (ml min-1 kg-1) 78 0.35 ** 90 0.48 **
Systolic BP (mm) 80 0.49 ** 97 0.54 **
Diastolic BP (mm) 80 0.44 ** 97 0.38 **
Cholesterol (mmol l-1) 75 0.39 ** 88 0.51 **
HDL-C (mmol l-1) 75 0.29 * 89 0.49 **
Triglyceride (mmol l-1) 59 0.32 * 81 0.33 *
Physical activity (h w-1) 88 0.31 ** 114 0.20 NS
  1. * P < 0.01; ** P < 0.001; NS non-significant