Table 3

Pearson correlation coefficients of carotenoids, other antioxidant vitamins, and folate in men from the subcohort of the Netherlands Cohort Study 1986–1992

α-Caroteneβ-CaroteneLutein/Zeaxanthinβ-CryptoxanthinLycopeneVitamin CVitamin EFolateEnergy
α-Carotene0.930.390.130.160.300.160.440.24
β-Carotene0.680.160.260.420.230.620.31
Lutein/Zeaxanthin0.170.150.470.220.660.22
β-Cryptoxanthin0.080.770.070.340.05
Lycopene0.230.110.200.06
Vitamin C0.230.660.23
Vitamin E0.420.53
Folate0.58