Project Results for Biomonitoring Exposures Study (BEST) - 2.Expanded

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Chemical Group: Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs)

  • Measured in: Serum
95% Confidence Interval Selected Percentiles
Chemical measured Indicates exposure to Units Number of people tested Geometric mean Lower Upper 25th 50th 75th 95th Detection frequency Limit of Detection (LOD), wet-weight
BDE 017 BDE 17 ng/g lipid 217 * * * * * * * 0% 0.008 ng/mL
BDE 028 BDE 28 ng/g lipid 217 * * * <LOD <LOD 2.41 5.38 48.8% 0.008 ng/mL
BDE 047 BDE 47 ng/g lipid 217 20.3 17.8 23.2 9.77 21.7 37.0 119 98.6% 0.017 ng/mL
BDE 066 BDE 66 ng/g lipid 217 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 1.4% 0.008 ng/mL
BDE 085 BDE 85 ng/g lipid 217 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD 2.34 9.2% 0.008 ng/mL
BDE 099 BDE 99 ng/g lipid 217 4.31 3.77 4.92 2.03 3.84 8.55 27.0 89.4% 0.009 ng/mL
BDE 100 BDE 100 ng/g lipid 217 4.31 3.76 4.94 1.85 4.11 8.89 26.2 86.6% 0.008 ng/mL
BDE 153 BDE 153 ng/g lipid 217 11.1 9.73 12.8 5.72 10.3 20.0 65.6 93.1% 0.016 ng/mL
BDE 154 BDE 154 ng/g lipid 217 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 3.7% 0.016 ng/mL
BDE 183 BDE 183 ng/g lipid 217 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0.5% 0.016 ng/mL
BDE 197 BDE 197 ng/g lipid 217 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD 3.81 9.7% 0.016 ng/mL
BDE 201 BDE 201 ng/g lipid 217 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0.5% 0.016 ng/mL
BDE 202 BDE 202 ng/g lipid 217 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0.5% 0.016 ng/mL
BDE 203 BDE 203 ng/g lipid 217 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0.5% 0.016 ng/mL
BDE 206 BDE 206 ng/g lipid 217 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0.9% 0.020 ng/mL
BDE 207 BDE 207 ng/g lipid 217 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD 4.30 5.1% 0.020 ng/mL
BDE 208 BDE 208 ng/g lipid 217 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0.9% 0.020 ng/mL
BDE 209 BDE 209 ng/g lipid 190 * * * <LOD <LOD <LOD <LOD 0.5% 0.257 ng/mL

Footnotes

*Geometric mean was not calculated because the chemical was found in less than 65% of the study group.