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# Table 4 Results from linear multiple regression analyses. ^{a}

From: Mercury in human brain, blood, muscle and toenails in relation to exposure: an autopsy study

Dependent variable | Independent variable(s) in the final model | Unstandardized Coefficients | Standardized Coefficients | t | Sig. | 95 % Confidence Interval for B | ||
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B | Std. Error | Beta | Lower Bound | Upper Bound | ||||

a) I-Hg in brain cortex | Constant | 4.366 | 0.925 | 4.720 | <0.001 | 2.468 | 6.264 | |

Filled surfaces – amalgam | 0.153 | 0.045 | 0.550 | 3.423 | 0.002 | 0.061 | 0.245 | |

b) Total-Hg in pituitary | Constant | 25.540 | 36.893 | 0.692 | 0.495 | -50.158 | 101.238 | |

Filled surfaces – amalgam | 5.972 | 1.788 | 0.541 | 3.340 | 0.002 | 2.304 | 9.640 | |

c) Total-Hg in thyroid | Constant | 13.682 | 3.359 | 4.073 | <0.001 | 6.763 | 20.601 | |

Filled surfaces – amalgam | 0.491 | 0.157 | 0.530 | 3.126 | 0.004 | 0.168 | 0.815 | |

d) Total-Hg in toenails | Constant | 126.115 | 50.564 | 2.494 | .019 | 22.180 | 230.051 | |

MeHg in blood (μg/L) | 58.888 | 14.190 | 0.631 | 4.150 | <0.001 | 29.720 | 88.056 |