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Table 3 Environmental factors in pregnancy in the study population

From: The effect of exposure to particulate matter during pregnancy on lower respiratory tract infection hospitalizations during first year of life

Environemntal factors Jewish origin
(n = 23,254)
Arab-Bedouin origin
(n = 34,077)
p-value1
Min-Max Mean ± SD Median Inter-Quartile Range (IQR) Min-Max Mean ± SD Median Inter-Quartile Range (IQR)
PM2.5, μg/m3 13.0–60.4 22.3 ± 2.1
22.0
20.6–23.7 13.5–77.0 22.0 ± 1.7
21.7
20.7–23.1 < 0.001
PM10, μg/m3 14.7–185.1 53.1 ± 6.5
52.9
48.2–57.1 23.2–168.5 50.2 ± 6.2
49.7
45.6–54.3 < 0.001
NO2, ppb 1.3–22.9 9.6 ± 1.7
9.9
8.8–10.8 1.30–24.10 9.5 ± 1.7
9.8
8.8–10.6 < 0.001
SO2, ppb 0.02–4.37 1.7 ± 0.4
1.8
1.6–2.0 0.01–3.62 1.6 ± 0.5
1.8
1.3–2.0 < 0.001
O3, ppb 10.45–55.83 36.5 ± 3.0
36.5
34.8–38.6 6.85–56.79 36.3 ± 4.0
36.5
34.7–38.6 < 0.001
Temp, °C 9.17–32.19 20.1 ± 1.8
20.1
18.6–21.5 8.7–29.11 20.0 ± 1.7
20.1
18.6–21.4 < 0.001
Humidity, % 16.65–86.8 60.4 ± 15.5
65.4
59.0–67.6 16.44–83.02 60.4 ± 15.7
65.4
59.0–67.8 0.960
  1. 1Data evaluated with t-test or Mann-Whitney test