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Table 2 Placenta paraben concentrations (ng/g) among 141 mother-newborn pairs from the ENVIRONAGE birth cohort

From: Weight and head circumference at birth in function of placental paraben load in Belgium: an ENVIRONAGE birth cohort study

Analyte Mean Std Dev 25th Pctl 75th Pctl 90th Pctl LOD (ng/g) % > LOD
MeP 1.84 5.73 0.05 0.05 5.75 0.1 19
EtP 2.16 2.68 0.62 2.82 4.88 0.2 88
PrP 1.68 14.50 0.05 0.05 0.93 0.1 15
BuP 0.05 0.05 0.01 0.09 0.13 0.2 0
∑ parabens 4.05 7.85 0.70 3.87 10.84   
  1. ∑ parabens includes the amounts of MeP, EtP and PrP for each individual from the study population