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Table 1 Basic characteristics according to sociodemographic factors and several exposure factros to triclosan in study population

From: Relationship between personal care products usage and triclosan exposure: the second Korean National Environmental Health Survey (KoNEHS 2012–2014)

Category   Total (n = 6288) Male (n = 2692) Female (n = 3596)
Triclosan level (μg/L) 0.35 (0.35–1.21) 0.35 (0.35–1.09) 0.35 (0.35–1.33)
Age (years)   51.6 (15.1) 51.7 (15.5) 51.4 (14.8)
BMI (kg/m2)   24.3 (3.4) 24.6 (3.2) 24.1 (3.5)
Education ≤ Middle school 2207 (35.1) 762 (28.3) 1445 (40.2)
High school 1901 (30.2) 822 (30.5) 1079 (30.0)
≥ College 2180 (34.7) 1108 (41.2) 1072 (29.8)
Marital status Single 632 (10.0) 346 (12.9) 286 (7.9)
Married 4992 (79.4) 2213 (82.2) 2779 (77.3)
Others 664 (10.6) 133 (4.9) 531 (14.8)
Household income 1st quartile 1767 (28.1) 769 (28.6) 998 (27.8)
2nd quartile 2900 (46.1) 1261 (46.8) 1639 (45.6)
3rd quartile 1563 (24.9) 634 (23.6) 929 (25.8)
4th quartile 58 (0.9) 28 (1.0) 30 (0.8)
Smoking None 4147 (66.0) 742 (27.6) 3405 (94.7)
Ex-smoker 1028 (16.3) 964 (35.8) 64 (1.8)
Current-smoker 1013 (17.7) 986 (36.6) 127 (3.5)
Alcohol None 2153 (34.2) 429 (15.9) 1724 (47.9)
Ex 412 (6.6) 274 (10.2) 138 (3.9)
Current 3723 (59.2) 1989 (73.9) 1734 (48.2)
Exercise No 3307 (52.6) 1309 (48.6) 1998 (55.6)
Moderate 709 (11.3) 284 (10.6) 425 (11.8)
Vigorous 2272 (36.1) 1099 (40.8) 1173 (32.6)
Fragrance products Rarely 5023 (79.9) 2269 (84.3) 2754 (76.6)
< Once a week 403 (6.4) 122 (4.5) 281 (7.8)
≥ Once a week 862 (13.7) 301 (11.2) 561 (15.6)
Hair care products Rarely 3838 (61.1) 1948 (72.4) 1890 (52.5)
< Once a week 732 (11.6) 251 (9.3) 481 (13.4)
≥ Once a week 1718 (27.3) 493 (18.3) 1225 (34.1)
Body cleansers Rarely 2958 (47.0) 1902 (70.7) 1056 (29.4)
< Once a week 110 (1.8) 46 (1.7) 64 (1.8)
≥ Once a week 3220 (51.2) 744 (27.6) 2476 (68.8)
Cosmetics Rarely 3154 (50.2) 2381 (88.5) 773 (21.5)
< Once a week 252 (4.0) 81 (3.0) 171 (4.8)
≥ Once a week 2882 (45.8) 230 (8.5) 2652 (73.7)
Nail care products Rarely 5325 (84.7) 2681 (99.6) 2644 (73.5)
< Once a week 678 (10.8) 8 (0.3) 670 (18.6)
≥ Once a week 285 (4.5) 3 (0.1) 282 (7.9)
Antimicrobial agents Rarely 5234 (83.2) 2320 (86.2) 2914 (81.0)
< Once a week 213 (3.4) 57 (2.1) 156 (4.4)
≥ Once a week 841 (13.4) 315 (11.7) 526 (14.6)
Air freshener Rarely 4673 (74.3) 2017 (74.9) 2656 (73.9)
< Once a week 231 (3.7) 73 (2.7) 158 (4.4)
≥ Once a week 1384 (22.0) 602 (22.4) 782 (21.7)
  1. Data are mean (standard deviation), median (interquartile range), or number (%)