Table 4: Distribution of parent phthalate concentrations in serum (SE) and sweat (SW) ( g/g).

SE-DBPSW-DBPSE-DEHPSW-DEHP

19181818
Mean35.1 * * 49.9
Std. Dev.28.3 * * 133
Median37.6 * * 15.5
Range<8–79.0<8–58.6<8–35.0<8–576

*For the 18 individuals who had their sweat tested for DBP, only 4 were above detection limit (8  g/L). Thus mean, SD and median are not reported for SW-DBP. Similarly for the 18 serum samples tested for DEHP only 2 were above the detection limit and mean, SD, and median are not reported.