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Table 3 Regression coefficients β of adult's hair mercury concentration as a predictor of neurobehavioral test results.

From: Low level methylmercury exposure affects neuropsychological function in adults

Test β* 95% CI β** 95% CI
Fine Motor Speed -3.40 -5.8 0; -1.00 -3.20 -5.40; -1.00
Digit Span -0.14 -0.29; -0.001 -0.15 -0.29; 0.003
Digit Span backward -0.09 -0.18; -0.001 -0.09 -0.19; -0.009
Digit Symbol -1.21 -2.08; -0.33 -0.54 -1.2; 0.16
Easy Learning -0.37 -0.70; -0.04 -0.34 -0.64; -0.04
Difficult Learning -0.21 -0.42; -0.001 -0.15 -0.34; 0.03
Logical Memory first story -0.29 -0.51; -0.09 -0.27 -0.49; -0.06
Errors of commission 1.39 0.26; 2.5 1.45 0.28; 2.6
  1. * – not adjusted; ** – adjusted by age, gender and education level;