Journal of Toxicology / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Genetic Variations of Glutathione S-Transferase Influence on Blood Cadmium Concentration

Table 1

The geometric mean of blood cadmium concentrations in a nonoccupational exposed population.

CharacteristicsnBlood cadmium concentration (μg/L)
G M ± S E 95% CI

Total370 0 . 4 6 ± 0 . 0 2 0.43–0.49
Gender
 male267 0 . 4 6 ± 0 . 0 2 0.42–0.50
 female103 0 . 4 5 ± 0 . 0 3 0.40–0.50
Age (yrs)
 45–55 yrs144 0 . 4 5 ± 0 . 0 3 0.40–0.51
 >55 yrs226 0 . 4 6 ± 0 . 0 2 0.42–0.50
Smoking habit
 nonsmoker294 0 . 4 1 ± 0 . 0 2 a 0.38–0.42
 Smoker76 0 . 7 2 ± 0 . 0 4 0.62–0.85
Alcohol consumption
 Nondrinker178 0 . 4 4 ± 0 . 0 2 0.40–0.48
 Drinker192 0 . 4 7 ± 0 . 0 2 0.43–0.53

a Significantly different from smoker, 𝑃 < 0 . 0 5 Student’s t-test.
GM = Geometric mean.
95% CI = 95% Confidence interval.

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