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Table 1 Characteristics of the men in the study groups

From: Dioxin-like activities in serum across European and Inuit populations

   Greenland n= 75 Warsaw n= 99 Sweden n= 78 Kharkiv n= 86 All n= 338
Age (years) median 30 30 46 26 32
  min-max 23–47 18–46 24–67 16–45 16–67
BMI (Kg/m2) median 26 26 26 24 25
  min-max 19–38 12–58 22–37 19–36 12–58
Alcohol (drink/week) median 2.0 3.5 n.a 2.5 3.00
  min-max 0–35 0–30   0.2–15 0–35
Smoking (ever) % 87 49 40 82 68
Seafood (days/week) median 2.0 1.0 n.a 4.0 2.0
  min-max 0–9.0 0–9.0   1.0–9.0 0–9.0
Coffee (cups/day) median 3.0 2.0 n.a 2.0 2.0
  min-max 0–20 0–6.0   1.0–7.0 0–20
Total testosterone (nmol/l) median 14 13 12 18 14
  min-max 3.2–75 6.5–23 4.2–28 8.4–32 3.2–32
Estradiol (nmol/l) median 59 72 67 81 71
  min-max 31–88 45–296 25–155 33–144 25–296