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Table 5 ORs for the association between congenital cryptorchidism and adjustedc sums of PCDD/Fs, PCBs, PBDEs, and Total-TEq

From: Association between levels of persistent organic pollutants in adipose tissue and cryptorchidism in early childhood: a case–control study

  Unadjusteda Adjustedb,c
  Odds ratio (95 % CI) pd Odds ratio (95 % CI) pd
Sum of PCDD/Fs 1.41 (0.79–2.61) 0.25 3.69 (1.45–10.9) 0.01
Sum of PCBs 1.04 (0.70–1.54) 0.84 1.92 (0.98–4.01) 0.07
Sum of PBDEs 0.91 (0.53–1.55) 0.73 0.86 (0.47–1.54) 0.61
Total-TEq 1.17 (0.71–1.93) 0.54 3.21 (1.29–9.09) 0.02
  1. aAltogether 44 cases and 38 controls. bAltogether 40 cases and 33 controls. cAdjusted for the country of origin, age at operation, and age when breastfeeding was discontinued. dFor the difference between cases and controls