Journal of Toxicology / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Determination of Mercury Exposure among Dental Health Workers in Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, Thailand

Table 1

Descriptive characteristics of the exposed and unexposed subjects ().

ParametersExposed
()
Unexposed
()

Sex
 Male30 (24.2)30 (24.2)
 Female94 (75.8)94 (75.8)
Age (yrs)
 20–3040 (32.3)20 (16.1)
 >30–4066 (53.2)62 (50.0)
 >40–5016 (12.9)42 (33.9)
 >502 (1.6)0
Cigarette smoking
 No94 (75.8)46 (37.1)
 Yes30 (24.2)78 (62.9)
Alcohol drinking
 No100 (80.6)46 (37.1)
 Yes24 (19.4)78 (62.9)
Dietary habit (fish or seafood consumption)
 ≤3 times/month53 (42.7)39 (31.5)
 ≥3 times/month71 (57.3)85 (68.5)