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Table 2 Crude biomarkers of exposure for the whole study area

From: Pollutant effects on genotoxic parameters and tumor-associated protein levels in adults: a cross sectional study

Biomarker of exposure n median p10 p90
Cadmium blood (μg/L) 1,579 0.48 0.16 1.24
Cadmium urine (mg/g crt) 1,581 0.62 0.32 1.30
Lead (μg/L) 1,579 39.18 20.18 76.35
HCB (ng/g fat) 1,577 55.92 28.17 121.36
PCB99 (ng/g fat) 1,577 10.81 1.66 24.35
PCB118 (ng/g fat) 1,577 25.85 11.71 50.68
PCB156 (ng/g fat) 1,577 18.90 11.01 31.89
PCB170 (ng/g fat) 1,577 40.28 24.91 64.41
Sum marker PCBs (138+153+180) (ng/g fat) 1,577 345.48 213.23 532.15
Calux assay (pg TEQ/g fat) 1,437 22.90 5.43 45.71
p,p'-DDE (ng/g lipid) 1,577 487.33 141.60 1,587.30
1-OHP (μg/g crt) 1,575 0.143 0.032 0.684
ttMA (mg/g crt) 1,391 0.082 0.017 0.334
  1. Median (p10–p90) crude values and number of cases.