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Table 2 Distribution of the chemical exposures in NHANES 2005–2010 (N = 2372)

From: Using three statistical methods to analyze the association between exposure to 9 compounds and obesity in children and adolescents: NHANES 2005-2010

Chemical exposures LOD (ng/mL) DF (%) GM Mean Min P5 P25 P50 P75 P95 Max
Phenols (ng/mL)
 BPA 0.4 95.7% 2.36 4.27 0.28 0.40 1.28 2.30 4.20 12.99 241.00
 BP-3 0.4 99.3% 16.49 272.60 0.28 1.40 4.90 12.40 40.60 543.40 94,100.00
Paraben (ng/mL)
 MeP 1.0 99.4% 62.66 278.80 0.71 4.50 17.00 58.10 228.20 1119.00 14,900.00
 PrP 0.2 95.5% 7.32 59.44 0.14 0.20 1.40 6.50 38.18 283.45 4150.00
Pesticides (μg/L)
 2,5-DCP 0.2 99.1% 16.15 255.10 0.14 0.80 3.50 12.20 54.63 955.45 19,400.00
 2,4-DCP 0.2 93.5% 1.38 7.01 0.14 0.14 0.50 1.10 2.80 25.58 1230.00
Phthalate metabolites (ng/mL)
 MBzP 0.3a 99.7% 13.78 30.19 0.15 1.51 6.54 14.83 31.54 93.26 3806.57
 MEP 0.8a 99.9% 87.12 252.60 0.37 11.42 33.84 76.73 209.97 1027.72 11,810.04
 MiBP 0.3a 99.7% 9.98 20.38 0.21 1.50 5.20 10.81 20.31 51.62 6286.00
  1. NHANES National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, LOD Limit of detection, DF Detection frequency, GM Geometric mean
  2. aThe LOD for MBzP, MEP, and MiBP were 0.3 ng/mL, 0.8 ng/mL, and 0.3 ng/mL in the data from 2005 to 2008 and 0.2 ng/mL, 0.4 ng/mL, and 0.2 ng/mL in the data from 2009 to 2010