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Table 4 Results of linear regression model showing the most important predictors of blood lead levels among the children in Darkhan and Erdenet

From: Environmental injustice and childhood lead exposure in peri-urban (ger) areas of Darkhan and Erdenet, Mongolia

Variable Beta t p-value
Child’s gender −0.206 −4.047 0.000
Educational level (parent) −0.181 −3.192 0.002
Missed school days 0.138 2.716 0.007
Use of herbal remedies 0.137 2.702 0.007
House type 0.117 2.046 0.042
Parents have a paying job .052 0.922 0.357
Year housing structure was built −.038 −0.753 0.452
Water damage (roof, wall) .065 1.264 0.207
Remove shoes in the home .020 0.369 0.713
Floor dustiness .100 1.961 0.051
Heating with wood .020 0.267 0.790
Cooking with wood −.006 −0.093 0.926