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Table 6 Effect of PM 2.5 on DNA methylation

From: Heart rate variability and DNA methylation levels are altered after short-term metal fume exposure among occupational welders: a repeated-measures panel study

Transposable elements Unadjusted regression Adjusted regressiona
β 95% CI p-value β 95% CI p-value
Alu (%5mC) 0.21 (-0.26 ~ 0.67) 0.376 0.06 (-0.34 ~ 0.46) 0.767
LINE-1 (%5mC) 0.81 (0.11 ~ 1.51) 0.024 0.79 (0.18 ~ 1.42) 0.013
  1. a Adjusted for age, starting time of the day, season, batch effect, current smoking status, and second-hand smoke exposure.