TABLE 3

Anthropometric and Other Clinical Results for 35 Ecuadorian Primary School Children Without (Controls) and 37 Children With (Exposed) Prenatal Pesticide Exposure

ParameterControls (N = 35)Exposed (N = 37)P
Mean ± SDRangeMean ± SDRange
Age, y7.14 ± 0.855.71 to 8.637.09 ± 0.675.81 to 8.82.78
Weight, kg20.4 ± 2.915.1 to 29.020.1 ± 2.116.5 to 26.0.56
Height, cm113.2 ± 7.3103.5 to 131.5111.6 ± 5.1100.5 to 123.0.27
Height for age, z−1.59 ± 0.99−3.26 to 0.36−1.84 ± 0.83−3.65 to 0.35.26
Weight for age, z−0.84 ± 0.78−2.26 to 0.63−0.92 ± 0.64−2.06 to 0.52.64
Weight for height, z0.34 ± 0.71−1.02 to 1.550.50 ± 0.72−1.07 to 1.04.34
BMI, kg/m215.9 ± 1.113.7 to 17.616.1 ± 1.113.9 to 18.6.38
Head circumference, cm50.7 ± 1.348 to 5350.8 ± 1.447.5 to 53.5.70
Hematocrit, %42.3 ± 3.232 to 4841.2 ± 2.237 to 46.11
Acetylcholinesterase, U/g of hemoglobin26.7 ± 3.020.1 to 32.727.0 ± 2.423.2 to 33.2.59