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Table 2 Pearson correlation matrix of spleen sonographic dimensions and anthropometric profiles of children (n = 403)

From: Sonographic evaluation of spleen size in apparently healthy children in north-west Ethiopia, 2020: time to define splenomegaly

Variables Longitudinal dimension of spleen(cm) Anteroposterior dimension of spleen(cm) Transverse dimension of spleen(cm) The volume of spleen (cm3)
Age in years Pearson Correlation 0.344** 0.358** 0.208** 0.402**
Sig. (2-tailed) 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Height(cm) Pearson Correlation 0.384** 0.455** 0.123* 0.439**
Sig. (2-tailed) 0.000 0.000 0.013 0.000
Weight(kg) Pearson Correlation 0.270** 0.475** 0.242** 0.464**
Sig. (2-tailed) 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Waist circumference(cm) Pearson Correlation 0.230** 0.441** 0.132** 0.392**
Sig. (2-tailed) 0.000 0.000 0.008 0.000
Xiphopubic distance(cm) Pearson Correlation 0.245** 0.311** 0.022 0.263**
Sig. (2-tailed) 0.000 0.000 0.663 0.000
Body mass index Pearson Correlation 0.010 0.148** 0.108* 0.159**
Sig. (2-tailed) 0.837 0.003 0.030 0.001
Body surface area Pearson Correlation 0.323** 0.493** 0.210** 0.479**
Sig. (2-tailed) 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Abdominal volume Pearson Correlation 0.262** 0.400** 0.098* 0.368**
Sig. (2-tailed) 0.000 0.000 0.050 0.000
  1. *Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed). **Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed)