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Research Article

Mercury, Autoimmunity, and Environmental Factors on Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Lands

Table 5

(a) Model (Poisson regression) for the number of detected specific autoantibodies using INOVA assays. (b) Model (Poisson regression) for number of detected specific denatured DNA and histone autoantibodies from in-house assays.
(a)

Factor of change95% CI value

Intercept0.00.00–0.180.0012
Gender*6.51.69–24.780.0064
Age1.01.01–1.040.012
Fish score1.61.13–2.160.0073
Smoking score1.90.60–5.770.29
Gender: smoking score0.50.25–1.010.053

values less than or equal to 0.05 are italicized. *Male gender was used as the reference, thus, the factor of change reflects the effect of being female.
(b)

Factor of change95% CI value

Intercept0.20.004–9.8310.406
Age10.919–1.0550.658
Smoking0.40.127–1.0640.065
Fish score2.51.067–5.9800.035
Arsenic proximity00.000–3.7520.117
Age: arsenic proximity1.10.984–1.2440.092

values less than or equal to 0.05 are italicized.

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