Table 2.

Spearman correlations of individual and grouped urinary estrogens and EM, expressed as absolute concentrations and percent of total EM for the average of three collections

ParentCat2Cat4CatMe CatMe-2CatMe-4Cat2Path4Path16PathTotal EM
E1E22OHE12OHE24OHE12MeE12MeE22OH3Me4MeE14MeE216aOHE1E317EpiE316KetoE216EpiE3
Parent EM1.00.960.790.320.320.330.270.320.480.480.450.420.450.380.370.110.360.330.330.280.250.260.360.430.64
    E10.931.00.620.400.400.410.360.390.520.520.480.500.490.320.330.070.440.400.300.290.200.250.350.410.66
    E20.730.481.00.060.060.070.010.100.270.260.260.120.230.400.350.120.100.100.320.190.280.210.300.350.46
Catechol EM−0.30−0.24−0.411.01.000.990.890.890.640.630.650.660.440.310.300.150.990.89−0.19−0.20−0.24−0.10−0.100.030.65
2-Catechol EM−0.30−0.24−0.420.991.00.990.900.860.620.620.640.670.430.290.290.150.990.86−0.18−0.20−0.24−0.10−0.090.030.65
    2OHE1−0.29−0.23−0.410.991.001.00.870.870.640.640.660.670.450.290.290.150.990.87−0.18−0.19−0.24−0.09−0.090.020.65
    2OHE2−0.31−0.23−0.420.810.830.791.00.760.560.560.570.670.410.250.250.060.890.77−0.13−0.19−0.17−0.06−0.060.090.60
4-Catechol EM
    4OHE1−0.14−0.11−0.250.820.760.770.581.00.600.600.600.560.430.300.300.060.871.00−0.21−0.21−0.25−0.10−0.16−0.010.58
Me Catechol EM0.280.260.120.370.360.370.300.381.01.000.980.760.850.460.430.200.700.61−0.18−0.11−0.26−0.04−0.05−0.070.45
Me 2-Catechol EM0.280.270.120.370.360.370.300.371.001.00.980.760.840.440.410.180.700.61−0.18−0.11−0.27−0.05−0.06−0.070.45
    2MeE10.240.210.120.410.400.410.330.400.970.971.00.730.770.410.390.190.710.62−0.20−0.12−0.28−0.07−0.09−0.090.44
    2MeE20.130.21−0.120.390.400.400.440.300.700.700.651.00.590.320.320.100.710.57−0.11−0.04−0.18−0.060.000.120.50
    2OH3Me0.310.300.170.150.130.140.150.180.810.820.730.461.00.410.370.190.500.45−0.08−0.01−0.170.040.030.010.32
Me 4-Catechol EM0.240.140.290.030.020.03−0.010.020.360.360.330.210.361.00.930.480.330.320.120.060.06−0.010.160.190.36
    4MeE10.260.170.270.030.020.030.010.030.360.360.320.250.350.941.00.220.320.320.110.030.080.030.130.180.33
    4MeE20.04−0.010.070.020.030.04−0.05−0.020.210.210.220.090.180.510.241.00.170.070.050.08−0.03−0.090.080.080.17
2-Pathway EM−0.27−0.22−0.380.980.990.990.820.770.460.460.500.470.220.070.070.051.00.87−0.19−0.19−0.25−0.10−0.090.030.66
4-Pathway EM−0.13−0.11−0.250.820.760.770.591.000.390.380.400.310.190.060.060.000.771.0−0.20−0.20−0.25−0.10−0.150.000.58
16-Pathway EM−0.03−0.060.12−0.88−0.87−0.88−0.69−0.76−0.53−0.53−0.56−0.47−0.28−0.14−0.15−0.04−0.90−0.771.00.850.950.550.870.820.48
    16αOHE1−0.010.04−0.01−0.75−0.74−0.74−0.63−0.65−0.35−0.35−0.38−0.30−0.16−0.16−0.200.05−0.76−0.660.831.00.740.490.790.660.37
    E3−0.08−0.130.11−0.82−0.81−0.82−0.63−0.71−0.55−0.55−0.57−0.48−0.33−0.18−0.16−0.11−0.84−0.710.950.701.00.450.770.780.40
    17EpiE30.070.040.11−0.48−0.47−0.47−0.39−0.43−0.24−0.23−0.28−0.28−0.05−0.09−0.08−0.07−0.48−0.430.520.470.391.00.530.350.30
    16KetoE20.040.030.16−0.78−0.77−0.77−0.64−0.70−0.35−0.35−0.39−0.34−0.110.00−0.020.04−0.79−0.710.860.770.740.481.00.720.48
    16EpiE30.00−0.020.11−0.63−0.63−0.64−0.41−0.55−0.46−0.46−0.49−0.23−0.27−0.03−0.050.02−0.66−0.550.740.530.720.250.601.00.57

NOTE: Correlations in bottom left of the table are EM expressed as percent of total EM; correlations in top right are expressed as absolute concentrations of EM. Correlations ≥|0.40| are in boldface.