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Table 3 Associations Between Prenatal Exposures and TTS Profile by Multinomial Logistic Regression Modeling

From: Toddler temperament and prenatal exposure to lead and maternal depression

  EPDSa SES Blood leadb Tibia leadc Patella leadc Mercuryc
Temperament OR 95 % CI OR 95 % CI OR 95 % CI OR 95 % CI OR 95 % CI OR 95 % CI
Easy Ref -- -- Ref -- -- Ref -- -- Ref -- -- Ref -- -- Ref -- --
Intermediate 1.23 0.78 1.93 0.71 0.26 1.9 0.88 0.59 1.3 1.25 0.95 1.65 0.99 0.96 1.02 0.82 0.11 6.15
Difficult 2.53 1.69 3.77 1.38 0.46 4.15 1.52 1.03 2.26 1.32 1.01 1.73 1.01 0.98 1.04 1.89 0.29 12.28
  1. aOdds ratio (OR) and 95 % CI corresponding to IQR change in adjusted EPDS score (IQR = 7.3)
  2. bOR and 95 % CI corresponding to 1 unit change of ln(maternal blood lead ug/dl), which corresponds to a 2.7 fold increase in second trimester maternal blood lead level
  3. cOR and 95 % CI corresponding to per 1 unit change per 10 ug/g change in metal measurement