Fetal Growth and Prenatal Exposure to Bisphenol A: The Generation R Study

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Table 2. Predictors of urinary BPA concentrations in 219 pregnant women participating in the Generation R cohort.
Variables n Intercept coefficient Regression coefficient change in lnBPACB Percent difference in BPACB
BPACB, creatinine-based BPA concentration.
*p < 0.05.
Educational level   1.25    
Low 39   –0.37 (–0.70, –0.03)* –30.59%*
Mid-low 56   –0.29 (–0.58, 0.00) –25.11%
Mid-high 55   –0.31 (–0.58, –0.03)* –26.35%*
High 50   Reference Reference
Ethnicity   1.05    
Dutch 120   Reference Reference
Surinamese and Dutch Antilleans 19   –0.00 (–0.38, 0.37) –0.42%
Moroccan and Turkish 29   –0.43 (–0.79, –0.07)* –34.87%*
Other 34   0.19 (–0.11, 0.49) 21.41%
Parity   1.10    
Nulliparous 112   Reference Reference
Multiparous 99   –0.14 (–0.35, 0.07) –12.80%
Smoking   1.05    
No 158   Reference Reference
Yes, until pregnancy was known 10   –0.21 (–0.69, 0.28) –18.72%
Yes, during pregnancy 27   –0.06 (–0.44, 0.31) –6.17%
Alcohol   0.86    
No 92   Reference Reference
Yes, until pregnancy was known 28   0.39 (0.06, 0.72)* 47.45%*
Yes, during pregnancy 74   0.22 (–0.02, 0.47) 24.87%
Folic acid supplement use   1.01    
No 40   –0.02 (–0.32, 0.29) –1.84%
Yes, postconception start 49   0.08 (–0.19, 0.34) 7.80%
Yes, preconception start 82   Reference Reference