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Table 4 Intraclass correlation coefficients (95% confidence intervals) for organochlorine concentrations (ng/g) in serum

From: Serum and follicular fluid organochlorine concentrations among women undergoing assisted reproduction technologies

  Wet-weight concentrations Lipid-standardized
  All samples; n = 266 Excluding baseline; n = 178 All samples; n = 173 Excluding baseline; n = 105
HCB 0.95 (0.93, 0.96) 0.97 (0.95, 0.98) 0.95 (0.92, 0.97) 0.97 (0.95, 0.98)
Oxychlordane 0.85 (0.80, 0.90) 0.91 (0.86, 0.94) 0.90 (0.85, 0.93) 0.93 (0.88, 0.96)
Transnonachlor 0.88 (0.83, 0.91) 0.94 (0.92, 0.96) 0.95 (0.92, 0.97) 0.94 (0.90, 0.97)
Mirex 0.88 (0.83, 0.91) 0.95 (0.93, 0.97) 0.90 (0.85, 0.93) 0.95 (0.92, 0.97)
p,p'-DDE 0.98 (0.97, 0.99) 0.98 (0.97, 0.99) 0.98 (0.97, 0.99) 0.98 (0.97, 0.99)
p,p'-DDT 0.93 (0.91, 0.95) 0.96 (0.95, 0.98) 0.95 (0.92, 0.97) 0.96 (0.92, 0.98)
PCB 118 0.92 (0.89, 0.94) 0.97 (0.96, 0.98) 0.97 (0.95, 0.98) 0.97 (0.95, 0.99)
PCB 138 0.91 (0.87, 0.93) 0.96 (0.94, 0.97) 0.96 (0.94, 0.98) 0.97 (0.95, 0.98)
PCB 153 0.91 (0.88, 0.94) 0.96 (0.93, 0.97) 0.97 (0.95, 0.98) 0.97 (0.94, 0.98)
PCB 180 0.91 (0.87, 0.93) 0.95 (0.93, 0.97) 0.96 (0.94, 0.97) 0.97 (0.95, 0.98)
Sum PCB 0.83 (0.77, 0.88) 0.92 (0.89, 0.95) 0.88 (0.83, 0.92) 0.93 (0.88, 0.96)
Cholesterolb 0.58 (0.43, 0.71) 0.67 (0.49, 0.82)   
Triglyceridesb 0.85 (0.78, 0.90) 0.86 (0.77, 0.92)   
Total lipidsb 0.78 (0.69, 0.86) 0.83 (0.71, 0.90)   
  1. n = 265 serum samples from 110 women.
  2. avalues transformed by the natural logarithm.
  3. bcholesterol, triglycerides, and total lipids only available for 173 samples.