Skip to main content

Table 2 Concentrations (mg kg-1 unless otherwise indicated) of As, Cd, Fe, Mn, Pb and Zn in Sikor samples.

From: Risk of human exposure to arsenic and other toxic elements from geophagy: trace element analysis of baked clay using inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry

Element Mean SD Median Range
As 7.8 2.5 7.4 3.80-13.1
Cd 0.32 0.1 0.34 0.09-0.4
Fe (g kg-1) 35.4 4 33.8 29.5-42.9
Mn 57.2 3.2 32.2 25.8-80
Pb 23.2 0.9 24.7 21-26.2
Zn 69.6 15 67.5 51.4-100
  1. Number of samples (n) = 10. All the data presented were obtained for duplicate samples. SD: standard deviation.