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Table 3 Associations Between Occupational Solvent Exposure During Pregnancy and Child Behavior Traits at Ages 2 and 6 (N = 715, PELAGIE Cohort, France, 2002–2013)

From: Occupational exposure to organic solvents during pregnancy and childhood behavior: findings from the PELAGIE birth cohort (France, 2002–2013)

    Association at age 2 Association at age 6
     Total (Direct + indirect pathways) Direct pathway
Behavior traits Self-reported exposure N Stand. coeff.a (95% CI) Stand. Coeff.a (95% CI) Stand. Coeff.a (95% CI)
Internalizing behavior None 364 ref ref ref
Occasional 142 0.14 (−0.05, 0.32) 0.20 (−0.07, 0.46) 0.09 (−0.17, 0.35)
Regular 229 0.05 (0.12, 0.23) 0.07 (−0.17, 0.32) 0.01 (−0.23, 0.25)
Externalizing behavior None 364 ref ref ref
Occasional 142 0.34 (0.11, 0.57) 0.22 (−0.02, 0.47) 0.01 (−0.22, 0.25)
Regular 229 0.26 (0.05, 0.48) 0.07 (−0.14, 0.28) −0.10 (− 0.30, 0.11)
  1. Abbreviations: 95% CI, 95% Confidence Interval; Stand. Coeff., SEM-based adjusted standardized regression coefficients
  2. aSEM standardized regression coefficients, expressed in number of SD of the latent trait. All SEM regression models were adjusted for sex, education level, maternal age, breastfeeding duration, smoking during pregnancy, parity, and mother-child interaction score. Fit indices: Chi Square = 117.894, df = 63, P < =0.01; RMSEA = 0.035; GFI = 0.999; CFI = 0.953; SRMR = 0.027