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Table 4 Differences of rTLa in four occupational groups

From: Telomere length in peripheral leukocytes is a sensitive marker for assessing genetic damage among workers exposed to isopropanol, lead and noise: the case of an electronics manufacturer

  Partly adjustedb Fully adjustedc
Occupational groups β(95 %CI) P value β(95 %CI) P value
Isopropanol -0.057(-0.155, 0.041) 0.252 -0.064(-0.166, 0.038) 0.218
Pb -0.111(-0.224, 0.002) 0.054 -0.140(-0.259, -0.022) 0.013
Noise -0.497(-0.674, -0.320) <0.001 -0.467(-0.658, -0.276) <0.001
Controls Ref. - Ref. -
  1. arTL log-transformed
  2. bPartly adjusted linear regression model: only adjusted for age
  3. cFully adjusted linear regression model: adjusted for age, gender, race, education status, BMI, smoking and drinking status