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Table 3 Associations between heavy metal levels and presence of uterine fibroids

From: Blood cadmium and volume of uterine fibroids in premenopausal women

  Unadjusted Adjusteda
OR 95% CI P OR 95% CI P
Cadmium (μg/L) 2.04 0.86-4.84 0.107 1.03 0.39-2.69 0.958
Mercury (μg/dL) 1.71 0.66-4.46 0.273 1.63 0.59-4.54 0.350
Lead (μg/L) 1.29 0.76-2.20 0.352 1.39 0.75-2.56 0.299
  1. aOdds ratios (OR) adjusted for age, BMI, gravidity, oral contraceptive pill administration history, regularity of menstrual cycle, hemoglobin level, and serum cotinine levels