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Table 4 OR of higher U-NAG by heavy metals and air pollution exposure

From: Air pollution and urinary n-acetyl-B-glucosaminidase levels in residents living near a cement plant

Variables   Unadjusted Adjusteda
  higher heavy metals Air pollution n OR 95 % CI OR 95 % CI
Model 1 None   320 1    1   
U-Hg or U-Cd   180 1.79 1.11 2.87 2.03 1.22 3.36
U-Hg and U-Cd   47 2.66 1.32 5.36 3.32 1.55 7.11
Model 2 None LEG 36 1    1   
MEG-R 153 1.98 0.43 9.05 2.13 0.45 9.95
MEG-D 131 4.21 0.94 18.66 4.79 1.05 21.80
U-Hg or/and U-Cd LEG 30 4.25 0.78 22.88 4.33 0.78 23.89
MEG-R 119 4.98 1.12 22.12 6.49 1.42 29.65
MEG-D 78 6.26 1.38 28.38 8.12 1.74 37.92
  1. Model 1: Concurrent exposure of heavy metals; Model 2: Interaction between air pollution and heavy metal
  2. Logistic regression method
  3. aAdjusted by sex, age, HTN, DM