Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Patterns of Exposure to Multiple Metals and Associations with Neurodevelopment of Preschool Children from Montevideo, Uruguay

Table 1

Participant characteristics.

CharacteristicM ± SD or %Range

Child characteristics
 Age (months)9529.1 ± 8.313–42
 Sex (female)9447.9
 Child lives with both parents7276.6
 Blood lead (µg/dL)785.8 ± 2.92.4–15.5
 Hemoglobin (g/dL)8712.2 ± 1.67.7–16.1
 Hair arsenic (µg/g)860.2 ± 1.00.01–9.6
 Hair cadmium (µg/g)860.2 ± 0.2 0.01–0.9
 Hair manganese (µg/g)861.0 ± 1.40.2–11.9
 BAYLEY cognitive score (raw)7162.4 ± 10.733–79
Maternal characteristics
 Age (years)9228.3 ± 7.1 16–43
 Education (years) 928.9 ± 3.21–19
 IQ score7481.3 ± 14.629–121
 Depressive symptom score8615.5 ± 10.80–52
  1931.4%
 Employed outside home9043.3%
Family/household characteristics
 Parents separated/divorced9421.3%
 Socioeconomic status score936.1 ± 2.40–11
 Occupant density911.9 ± 1.30.6–7
 HOME Inventory score858.9 ± 2.40–14