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Table 3 Potential dose of PM 2.5 incorporated according dry and rainy scenarios to age, gender, asthma and BMI

From: Risk assessment of PM2.5 to child residents in Brazilian Amazon region with biofuel production

  Dry scenario (A) Rainy scenario (B)
Mean 95%IC Mean 95%IC
Age       
6 – 8 1.90* 1.71 2.08 0.33* 0.31 0.35
9 – 11 1.80 1.59 2.03 0.29* 0.27 0.31
12 – 14 1.67 1.47 1.86 0.26* 0.25 0.28
Gender       
Male 1.95 1.70 2.20 0.36 0.32 0.40
Female 1.96 1.71 2.21 0.34 0.31 0.38
Asthma       
Yes 2.11 1.86 2.36 0.32 0.29 0.35
No 2.06 1.81 2.31 0.30 0.27 0.32
BMI       
Non-overweight 1.74 1.53 1.95 0.33* 0.30 0.36
Overweight 1.58 1.40 1.76 0.27 0.25 0.29
All children 1.95 1.62 2.27 0.32 0.29 0.34
  1. * ANOVA Test (p-valor <0.05).