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Table 2 Lipid components, body mass index (BMI), and serum concentrations of total PCBs and chlorinated pesticides (n = 575)

From: Analysis of the effects of exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and chlorinated pesticides on serum lipid levels in residents of Anniston, Alabama

  Mean Median Standard deviation Min Max
BMI (kg/m2) 30.88 30.00 8.03 16.00 65.00
Total Lipids (mg/dL) 636.88 (mg/dL) 609.80 (mg/dL) 153.07 (mg/dL) 335.80 (mg/dL) 1436.20 (mg/dL)
Total Cholesterol (mg/dL) 195.85 (mg/dL) 192.00 (mg/dL) 42.76 (mg/dL) 84.00 (mg/dL) 373.00 (mg/dL)
HDL (mg/dL) 48.53 (mg/dL) 46.00 (mg/dL) 15.89 (mg/dL) 19.00 (mg/dL) 148.00 (mg/dL)
LDL (mg/dL) 121.68 (mg/dL) 119.00 (mg/dL) 37.19 (mg/dL) 36.00 (mg/dL) 300.00 (mg/dL)
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 130.14 (mg/dL) 106.00 (mg/dL) 92.13 (mg/dL) 15.00 (mg/dL) 929.00 (mg/dL)
Total PCBs (ng/g ww) 6.33 3.16 12.61 0.11 170.42
Mono-ortho congeners (ng/g ww) 0.85 0.37 2.09 0.02 34.28
Di-ortho congeners (ng/g ww) 3.95 1.95 8.05 0.06 107.95
Tri- and tetra-ortho congeners (ng/g ww) 1.53 0.72 2.84 0.02 28.19
Tri- and tetrachloro congeners (ng/g ww) 0.16 0.09 0.30 0.01 4.33
Pentachloro congeners (ng/g ww) 0.68 0.23 1.89 0.02 34.40
Hexachloro congeners (ng/g ww) 2.59 1.17 5.58 0.04 77.70
Heptachloro congeners (ng/g ww) 1.81 0.89 3.56 0.02 41.46
Octa-, nona- and decachloro congeners (ng/g ww) 1.10 0.51 2.11 0.01 21.65
Total Pesticides (ng/g ww) 4.31 2.56 5.48 0.15 39.07
pp-DDE, op-DDT, pp-DDT (ng/g ww) 3.65 1.87 5.03 0.03 38.51
Oxychlordane, t-nonahlordane (ng/g ww) 0.47 0.31 0.68 0.02 10.44
Mirex (ng/g ww) 0.10 0.06 0.19 0.00 2.67
HCB (ng/g ww) 0.07 0.06 0.07 0.02 1.48
β-HCCH, γ-HCCH (ng/g ww) 0.12 0.06 0.17 0.01 1.77