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Table 3 Correlations between blood lead concentrations and oral lead exposure level from various sources

From: Oral exposure to lead for Japanese children and pregnant women, estimated using duplicate food portions and house dust analyses

  House dustWaterFoodTotal
Pregnant womenp value*0.9700.3380.1930.285
ρ0.0040.1230.1410.116
Cord bloodp value*0.5790.9690.1270.090
ρ0.1730.0050.1730.193
Childrenp value*0.0290.3870.2490.118
ρ0.2340.1180.1240.169
  1. *p values obtained by Spearman’s rank correlation ρ