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Table 6 Results of multiple linear regression analysis of associations between natural log transformed serum concentrations of individual PCB congeners and various lipid fractions (n = 575)

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

    Total lipids Total cholesterol Triglycerides HDL cholesterol LDL cholesterol
Mono-ortho PCBs PCB28 β 0.04 0.03 0.10 0.02 0.01
p-value <0.0001 0.0125 0.0007 0.2387 0.5784
PCB66 β 0.03 0.02 0.06 0.03 0.00
p-value 0.0037 0.0504 0.0127 0.0195 0.9542
PCB74 β 0.06 0.04 0.10 0.00 0.03
p-value <0.0001 0.0017 0.0013 0.8356 0.0784
PCB105 β 0.03 0.02 0.05 0.01 0.01
p-value 0.0069 0.1010 0.0418 0.2926 0.6506
PCB118 β 0.02 0.01 0.04 0.01 0.01
p-value 0.0169 0.1880 0.0725 0.5591 0.6363
PCB156 β 0.06 0.04 0.11 −0.00 0.04
p-value <0.0001 0.0009 0.0003 0.9040 0.0243
PCB157 β 0.04 0.03 0.07 0.01 0.03
p-value 0.0005 0.0116 0.0268 0.4697 0.1247
PCB167 β 0.02 0.01 0.03 0.01 0.01
p-value 0.0916 0.4734 0.3205 0.4060 0.7185
PCB189 β 0.05 0.03 0.10 0.01 0.02
   p-value <0.0001 0.0212 0.0012 0.4239 0.2496
Di-ortho PCBs PCB87 β 0.02 0.02 0.01 0.02 0.02
p-value 0.1609 0.0780 0.8130 0.1054 0.2503
PCB99 β 0.03 0.02 0.05 −0.00 0.01
p-value 0.0031 0.0743 0.0281 0.8366 0.3161
PCB146 β 0.03 0.02 0.06 −0.00 0.01
p-value 0.0019 0.0949 0.0083 0.7605 0.3149
PCB153 β 0.04 0.02 0.07 0.00 0.02
p-value 0.0004 0.0276 0.0079 0.9119 0.1978
PCB138-158 β 0.03 0.02 0.06 −0.00 0.01
p-value 0.0029 0.0921 0.0193 0.7824 0.3898
PCB170 β 0.06 0.04 0.13 −0.00 0.03
p-value <0.0001 0.0021 <0.0001 0.9292 0.0800
PCB172 β 0.06 0.04 0.12 0.01 0.03
p-value <0.0001 0.0004 <0.0001 0.6173 0.0402
PCB180 β 0.05 0.03 0.11 −0.00 0.03
p-value <0.0001 0.0083 0.0005 0.9808 0.1221
PCB194 β 0.06 0.04 0.11 −0.01 0.05
   p-value <0.0001 <0.0001 <0.0001 0.6830 0.0019
Tri- and tetra-ortho PCBs PCB177 β 0.04 0.02 0.08 −0.01 0.02
p-value 0.0003 0.0345 0.0026 0.6422 0.2031
PCB178 β 0.04 0.03 0.08 0.00 0.03
p-value <0.0001 0.0074 0.0009 0.9988 0.0463
PCB183 β 0.04 0.02 0.07 −0.00 0.03
p-value 0.0004 0.0175 0.0101 0.8584 0.0966
PCB187 β 0.04 0.03 0.08 0.00 0.02
p-value <0.0001 0.0106 0.0010 0.7736 0.1418
PCB195 β 0.05 0.03 0.12 0.00 0.03
p-value <0.0001 0.0061 <0.0001 0.9093 0.0955
PCB199 β 0.05 0.03 0.11 0.00 0.03
p-value <0.0001 0.0010 <0.0001 0.9232 0.0314
PCB196-203 β 0.06 0.04 0.13 −0.00 0.04
p-value <0.0001 0.0005 <0.0001 0.8600 0.0295
PCB206 β 0.06 0.04 0.13 −0.01 0.05
p-value <0.0001 0.0002 <0.0001 0.4059 0.0030
PCB209 β 0.05 0.04 0.11 −0.01 0.05
   p-value <0.0001 0.0001 <0.0001 0.5693 0.0017
  1. The estimates are adjusted only for age (as well as age quadratic), gender, BMI, alcohol consumption, smoking and exercising status. The estimate for each PCB congener is not adjusted for the remaining PCB congeners nor for pesticides.