TABLE 5

Averages and SD of Blood Pressures and Stanford-Binet Copying Scores for 72 Ecuadorian Primary School Children in Regard to Prenatal Pesticide Exposure and Stunting (Height-for-Age z Score of Less Than −2)

OutcomeUnexposedExposedP
NMean ± SDNMean ± SD
Systolic blood pressure, mm Hg
    Not stunted19100.4 ± 6.922103.3 ± 9.2.26
    Stunted1698.3 ± 8.915105.0 ± 7.1.03
    P.43.55
Diastolic blood pressure, mm Hg
    Not stunted1967.7 ± 8.9.2268.7 ± 7.4.68
    Stunted1663.8 ± 9.71568.1 ± 6.3.16
    P.23.79
Stanford-Binet copying score (13–20)
    Not stunted193.68 ± 1.73222.45 ± 1.14.01
    Stunted162.38 ± 1.15152.07 ± 1.16.46
    P.02.32
Stanford-Binet copying, total score
    Not stunted194.00 ± 1.97222.68 ± 1.32.02
    Stunted162.44 ± 1.26152.13 ± 1.19.50
    P.01.21