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Table 4 Pearson’s correlation coefficients between the heavy metals

From: Risk assessment of heavy metal soil pollution through principal components analysis and false color composition in Hamadan Province, Iran

  LnCo LnSb LnPb LnCr LnAs Zn V Ni Cu Cd Fe
LnCo 1           
LnSb .616(**) 1          
LnPb .108 .093 1         
LnCr .159(**) .085 .396(**) 1        
LnAs .018 -.069 .098 .043 1       
Zn .704(**) .491(**) .093 .168(**) .031 1      
V .860(**) .553(**) .160(**) .224(**) .023 .709(**) 1     
Ni .020 -.014 .146(*) .472(**) .058 -.003 .072 1    
Cu .082 -.042 .171(**) .294(**) .196(**) .100 .109 .521(**) 1   
Cd .005 .008 .072 .196(**) -.098 .055 .064 .263(**) .218(**) 1  
Fe .899(**) .608(**) .116(*) .129(*) .006 .729(**) .851(**) .007 .062 .014 1
  1. *Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (two-tailed).
  2. **Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (two-tailed).