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Table 3 Weighted and adjusted blood cadmium concentrations by gejang (marinated crab) intake frequency and amount

From: The association between blood cadmium level, frequency and amount of gejang (marinated crab) intake

Characteristics Cadmium concentration (μg/L)a
Frequency  
 Rarely 0.97 ± 0.02
 1/month 1.04 ± 0.07
 2–3/month 0.99 ± 0.06
 1/week 1.10 ± 0.09
 2–4/week 0.98 ± 0.16
 5–6/week 1.65 ± 0.13
p-value* <0.001
Intake per meal  
 Rarely 0.97 ± 0.02
 5 cm3 0.93 ± 0.10
 15 cm3 1.13 ± 0.14
 50 cm3 1.00 ± 0.04
p-value* 0.467
Intake per month  
 Rarely 0.97 ± 0.02
  ≤ 100 cm3 1.03 ± 0.06
 101–200 cm3 1.05 ± 0.06
  > 200 cm3 1.46 ± 0.18
p-value* 0.016
  1. aWeighted and adjusted for sex, age, smoking and rice consumption
  2. *Calculated by ANCOVA
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