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Table 5 Correlation analysis for metals in the warm and cold springs sediments *P < 0.05 **P < 0.01

From: Radon emanation and heavy-metals assessment of historical warm and cold springs in Nigeria using different matrices

Sediment Id and parameter   Pb Cu Fe Cd Ni pH
Cold Pb 1      
Cu − 0.37 1     
Fe 0.28 − 0.18 1    
Cd 0.27 − 0.23 0.10 1   
Ni 0.66* − 0.33 0.76* 0.66* 1  
pH 0.27 − 0.37 − 0.31 0.33 − 0.21 1
Warm Pb 1      
Cu 0.34 1     
Fe − 0.01 − 0.18 1    
Cd 0.43 0.28 0.08 1   
Ni 0.43 0.33 − 0.30 0.57 1 1
pH − 0.27 − 0.81** 0.31 0.08 − 0.04