Table 2.

Correlation coefficients between quartile of pre- and post-natal phthalate metabolites.a *p-value for coefficient <0.05. Abbreviations are the same as given in table 1.

all pre- and post-natal samples (N = 242)pre- and post-natal samples taken within 365 days of one another (N = 84)pre- and post-natal samples taken within 180 days of one another (N = 28)
MMP0.17*0.23*0.44*
MCPP0.17*0.08−0.04
MEHP0.060.140.21
MEOHP0.040.100.16
MEHHP0.080.130.23
MEP0.35*0.31*0.48*
MBP0.18*0.28*0.10
MBzP0.28*0.42*0.47*
MIBP0.15*0.26*0.63*
  • aPearson correlation coefficients between pre- and post-natal phthalate quartiles (unadjusted for creatinine).