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Table 3 Odds ratios (OR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) relating personal care products usage of high urinary concentration of triclosan (male: ≥ 1.096 μg/g creatinine, female: ≥1.329 μg/g creatinine) compared to low urinary concentration of triclosan

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

  Male Female
Category Unadjusted Multivariate adjusted model Unadjusted Multivariate adjusted model
Fragrance products
 Rarely 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
  < Once a week 1.55 (1.04–2.29) 1.39 (0.93–2.07) 1.51 (1.15–1.97) 1.27 (0.97–1.67)
  ≥ Once a week 1.84 (1.43–2.38) 1.52 (1.16–1.98) 1.33 (1.09–1.63) 1.05 (0.84–1.30)
Hair care products
 Rarely 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
  < Once a week 1.39 (1.03–1.86) 1.39 (1.03–1.87) 1.08 (0.86–1.36) 1.21 (0.96–1.54)
  ≥ Once a week 1.75 (1.41–2.17) 1.50 (1.19–1.87) 1.19 (1.01–1.41) 1.20 (1.01–1.42)
Body cleansers
 Rarely 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
  < Once a week 1.45 (0.76–2.78) 1.20 (0.62–2.32) 1.33 (0.73–2.41) 1.20 (0.66–2.20)
  ≥ Once a week 1.95 (1.61–2.34) 1.67 (1.33–2.08) 1.66 (1.39–1.99) 1.28 (1.04–1.58)
Cosmetics
 Rarely 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
  < Once a week 1.43 (0.88–2.31) 1.21 (0.74–1.98) 1.12 (0.74–1.70) 1.04 (0.68–1.58)
  ≥ Once a week 1.84 (1.39–2.45) 1.60 (1.19–2.15) 1.63 (1.33–1.99) 1.33 (1.08–1.65)
Nail care products
 Rarely 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
  < Once a week 0.99 (0.20–4.93) 1.06 (0.21–5.30) 1.40 (1.16–1.69) 1.26 (1.04–1.53)
  ≥ Once a week 1.27 (0.97–1.67) 1.13 (0.85–1.50)
Antimicrobial agents
 Rarely 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
  < Once a week 1.58 (0.91–2.77) 1.43 (0.81–2.52) 1.17 (0.81–1.68) 0.98 (0.67–1.42)
  ≥ Once a week 1.47 (1.14–1.90) 1.27 (0.98–1.65) 1.37 (1.12–1.69) 1.17 (0.95–1.44)
Air fresheners
 Rarely 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
  < Once a week 0.85 (0.49–1.50) 0.82 (0.47–1.46) 1.25 (0.87–1.79) 1.20 (0.84–1.72)
  ≥ Once a week 1.10 (0.89–1.35) 0.96 (0.78–1.20) 1.17 (0.98–1.41) 1.03 (0.85–1.24)
  1. Multivariate adjusted model: adjusted with age, BMI, education, marital status, household income, alcohol intake, exercise, and smoking