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Table 2 Results from the multiple linear regression analysis on the association between blood lead and risk factors

From: The relationship between blood lead levels and occupational exposure in a pregnant population

Risk factor Coefficient β 95% CI p
Washing the workwear together with other clothes 0.106 - 0.018 – 0.229 0.093
Use of lead glazed pottery 0.033 - 0.102 – 0.168 0.634
Dyeing hair - 0.016 - 0.147 – 0.115 0.813
Living near workplaces where lead is used - 0.021 - 0.197 – 0.156 0.818
Living near mining zone 0.237 0.006 – 0.468 0.044
Living near battery workshop - 0.016 - 0.209 – 0.177 0.869
Living near junkyard - 0.079 - 0.284 – 0.127 0.452
Living near rubbish dump 0.141 - 0.060 – 0.342 0.169
Living near straightening and painting workshop 0.023 - 0.172 – 0.218 0.819
Pica behavior 0.115 - 0.032 – 0.261 0.124
Living with someone who works with lead 0.056 - 0.071 – 0.183 0.387
Living near painting store 0.081 - 0.167 – 0.329 0.521
Living near printing office - 0.120 - 0.441 – 0.201 0.461
Working in places where lead is used 0.306 0.103 – 0.509 0.003
  1. R2 = 0.082