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Table 1 Demographic and life style characteristics of men in the study groups

From: Xenoestrogenic activity in blood of European and Inuit populations

   Greenland n = 72 Warsaw n = 98 Sweden n = 100 Kharkiv n = 88 All n = 358
Age median 30 (70) 30 (97) 47 (96) 25 (85) 31 (348)
years min-max 18–46 24–46 24–68 16–45 16–68
BMI median 26 (72) 25 (96) 26 (99) 24 (86) 25 (353)
Kg/m2 min-max 12–38 19–38 22–37 19–36 12–38
Alcohol median 2.0 (36) 3.5 (86) n.a 2.5 (66) 3.0 (188)
drink/week min-max 0–21 0–30   0.2–15 0–30
Smoking ever % 89 (71) 50 (97) 60 (98) 82 (87) 68 (353)
Seafood median 1.5 (68) 1.0 (89) n.a 4.0 (86) 2.0 (243)
days/week min-max 0–9.0 0–9.0   1.0–9.0 0–9.0
Coffee median 3.0 (62) 2.0 (83) n.a 2.0 (37) 2.0 (182)
cups/day min-max 0–20 0–6.0   0.5–7.0 0–20
Total testosterone median 15 (36) 13 (76) 12 (99) 18 (88) 14 (299)
nmol/l min-max 3.2–25 6.5–23 4.2–28 8.4–32 3.2–32
Estradiol median 59 (35) 71 (76) 67 (99) 78 (88) 70 (298)
nmol/l min-max 31–89 45–297 25–154 33–144 25–297
  1. The values in the bracket are the numbers of individuals with data for the specific demographic and life style characteristics.