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Table 2 Measured breast milk and estimated average children’s concentrations (ng/g-lipid) among participating children from birth to 24 months of age (n = 290)

From: Estimated postnatal p,p’-DDT and p,p’-DDE levels and body mass index at 42 months of age in a longitudinal study of Japanese children

ChemicalMinP25P50P75Max
p,p’-DDT
 Breast milk1.44.46.38.634.5
 Child 0–6 months2.47.810.915.462.5
 Child 6–12 months3.010.714.621.798.9
 Child 12–24 months2.410.214.821.7110.6
p,p’-DDE
 Breast milk24.786.7138.5194.1658.3
 Child 0–6 months44.4156.1247.4357.51228.1
 Child 6–12 months46.4216.5349.3513.31934.9
 Child 12–24 months48.0222.9370.3551.62261.4
  1. P: percentile.
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