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Table 5 Results of linear regression models showing the relationships between BLL and covariates with behavioral problems

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

Variables Emotional symptoms Conduct problems Hyperactivity Peer problems Total difficulties Pro-social behavior
Median SDQ score 4 3 5 5 16 7
Ger vs City proper β 0.137 −0.041 0.035 −0.034 − 0.070 0.021
  t 2.54 −0.678 0.641 −0.603 −1.22 0.389
  p-value 0.012 0.498 0.522 0.546   0.698
Gender β 0.0339 −0.145 0.002 −0.023 0.020 0.037
  t 0.547 −2.68 0.028 −0.410 0.362 0.678
  p-value 0.585 0.008 0.978 0.682 0.717 0.498
Age β 0.065 −0.082 0.186 0.077 0.061 0.121
  t 0.400 −0.508 1.13 −0.455 0.373 1.24
  p-value 0.692 0.615 0.265 0.373 0.712 0.026
BLL β 0.172 0.295 0.433 0.003 0.215 0.299
t 1.12 1.99 2.84 0.023 1.21 1.99
p-value 0.269 0.054 0.007 0.982 0.234 0.055