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Table 3 Multiple linear regression: The Association between characteristics of the participants and blood lead levels. Kinshasa Lead Study, DR Congo, 2003-2004

From: Blood lead levels in the Kinshasa population: a pilot study

For the whole sample (n = 485)
Variable B p-value
(Intercept) 117.987 <0.001
Age -0.579 <0.001
Sex (0 = Female, 1 = Male) 7.708 0.109
Occupation related to gasoline* 58.821 < 0.001
R2 = 0.160
For adults ≥ 18 years old (n = 287)
Variable B p-value
(Intercept) 86.774 <0.001
Age 2.226 0.435
Sex (0 = Female, 1 = Male) 2.255 0.734
Occupation related to gasoline* 64.815 <0.001
R2 = 0.246
  1. * 1 when occupational exposure to gasoline (group 4) is present, 0 otherwise