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Table 2 Urinary phthalate metabolites by metabolic syndrome status

From: The association between phthalates and metabolic syndrome: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001–2010

  Metabolic syndrome No metabolic syndrome p-value
(n = 965) (n = 1754)
  Geometric mean (95 % CI)   
MEP 161.8 (140.7, 186.1) 142.9 (129.5, 157.7) 0.10
MBzP 10.4 (9.4, 11.7) 9.6 (8.7, 10.5) 0.26
MnBP 17.2 (15.7, 18.9) 16.2 (15.1, 17.5) 0.33
MCPP 2.8 (2.5, 3.1) 2.5 (2.3, 2.6) 0.05
MiBP 4.7 (4.2, 5.3) 4.4 (4.1, 4.7) 0.37
∑DEHP 0.13 (0.12, 0.15) 0.12 (0.10, 0.13) 0.06