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Table 1 Individual characteristics and serum concentrations of total TEQs and ∑PCBs, in 2000 and 2009, among 8 Russian women

From: Temporal trends in serum concentrations of polychlorinated dioxins, furans, and PCBs among adult women living in Chapaevsk, Russia: a longitudinal study from 2000 to 2009

     Total TEQs (pg/g lipid) ∑ PCBs (ng/g lipid)
  BMI percent change, 2000 to 2009 BMI in 2009 Months of breastfeeding, 2000 to 2009 2000 2009 Percent change, 2000 to 2009 2000 2009 Percent change, 2000 to 2009
1 -3.0% 19.7 >12 16.7 14.7 -12% 139 215 +54%
2 0.4% 22.7 >12 39.5 19.7 -50% 327 185 -43%
3 3.7% 31.2 <6 29.2 31.2 +7% 238 290 +22%
4 8.4% 24.5 0 89.7 60.9 -32% 210 173 -18%
5 11.3% 19.7 >12 27.5 19.6 -29% 408 232 -43%
6 13.9% 27.0 6-12 28.3 19.9 -30% 388 266 -31%
7 22.9% 21.5 0 25.1 15.5 -38% 336 175 -48%
8 28.6% 25.6 >12 32.6 13.6 -58% 280 149 -47%
Mean (SD): 11% (11) 24 (4) 11 (10) 36 (23) 25 (16) -30% (21) 291 (92) 211 (49) -19% (38)
  1. All percent changes are calculated using the 2000 values as the denominator.