Table 3—

Lifetime prevalence of medical conditions in Yucheng individuals without (negative) or with (positive) reported chloracne aged ≥30 years, stratified by sex, in 2003

Men
Women
NegativePositivePOR*AORNegativePositivePORAOR
n957218658
Age (years)61.6 ± 11.658.7 ± 11.50.252.3 ± 11.456.9 ± 9.70.006
BMI (kg/m2)24.2 ± 3.024.2 ± 3.21.024.2 ± 9.524.6 ± 3.30.7
Diabetes11 (11.6)12 (16.9)0.21.7 (0.7–4.3)1.7 (0.7–4.6)11 (5.9)14 (24.1)0.00064.6 (1.9–11.4)5.5 (2.3–13.4)
Hypertension34 (35.8)19 (26.4)0.10.7 (0.4–1.5)0.6 (0.3–1.1)27 (14.4)22 (37.9)0.00093.3 (1.6–6.8)3.5 (1.7–7.2)
Cardiovascular disease14 (14.7)12 (16.7)0.81.3 (0.6–3.2)0.9 (0.4–2.2)22 (11.8)15 (25.9)0.00352.3 (1.1–4.8)3.0 (1.5–8.6)
PCBs (ppb)53.9 ± 53.294.4 ± 106.90.00472.6 ± 114.7121.4 ± 202.80.04
  • Data are n (%), means ± SD, or OR (95% CI).

  • * Age adjusted.

  • P < 0.001.