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Table 4 Association of individual characteristics and locally produced foods consumption with β-HCH concentration (ng/g lipid)

From: Predictors of Beta-Hexachlorocyclohexane blood levels among people living close to a chemical plant and an illegal dumping site

 GMRap-value95%CI
Gender
 M1.00    
 F1.330.0001.141.54
Age (years)1.030.0001.031.04
BMI (kg/sm)1.030.0031.011.04
Breast feeding (in the last 15 years, limited to women aged between 19 and 59 yrs)
 No1.00    
 Yes0.600.0000.460.78
Eating local/own production eggs
 No1.00    
 Yes1.430.0011.151.78
Eating local/own production beef
 No1.00    
 Yes1.360.0111.071.72
Drinking water from private wells
 No1.00    
 Yes1.670.0031.192.34
  1. aGMR Geometric mean ratio
  2. Standard errors were corrected to account for correlation between subjects nested in families (sandwich estimators)