Table 1—

Spearman correlation coefficients between six BFRs with age, sex, race, poverty income ratio, and BMI (n = 1,367)*

2,2′,4,4′,5,5′-hexabromophenyl (PBB-153)2,4,4′-tribromodiphenyl ether (PBDE-28)2,2′,4,4′-tetrabromodiphenyl ether (PBDE-47)2,2′,4,4′,5-pentabromodiphenyl ether (PBDE-99)2,2′,4,4′,6-pentabromodiphenyl ether (PBDE-100)2,2′,4,4′,5,5′-hexabromodiphenyl ether (PBDE-153)
Age+0.38+0.04−0.03−0.05−0.07−0.09
Men+0.21+0.02+0.03+0.03+0.04+0.15
White race+0.13−0.05−0.06−0.08−0.06+0.03
Poverty income ratio+0.06−0.06−0.06−0.07−0.07−0.06
BMI−0.14+0.03−0.002−0.03−0.02−0.16
PBB-1531+0.06+0.02+0.01+0.05+0.15
PBDE-281+0.87+0.76+0.81+0.55
PBDE-471+0.90+0.93+0.62
PBDE-991+0.85+0.57
PBDE-1001+0.76
PBDE-1531
  • * Detectable values of each BFR were individually ranked to calculate correlation coefficients; all undetectable values were ranked as 0.

  • P < 0.01.

  • P < 0.05.