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Table 4 Associations between dioxin levels and Children’s Eating Behaviour Questionnaire scores in girls aged 3 years

From: Sex-specific effects of perinatal dioxin exposure on eating behavior in 3-year-old Vietnamese children

  FR EF DD EO FAPP
  Beta (95% CI) Beta (95% CI) Beta (95% CI) Beta (95% CI)  Beta (95% CI)
2,3,7,8-TetraCDD − 0.220 (− 0.458, 0.017) − 0.079 (− 0.327, 0.168) − 0.012 (− 0.249, 0.224) 0.016 (− 0.230, 0.262) −0.156 (− 0.394, 0.082)
1,2,3,7,8-PentaCDD −0.131 (− 0.399, 0.138) − 0.219 (− 0.490, 0.052) −0.325 (− 0.576, − 0.074)* −0.169 (− 0.439, 0.101) −0.251 (− 0.512, 0.009)
1,2,3,4,7,8-HexaCDD −0.002 (− 0.268, 0.263) − 0.272 (− 0.535, − 0.010)* −0.291 (− 0.539, − 0.043)* −0.086 (− 0.353, 0.181) − 0.166 (− 0.426, 0.093)
1,2,3,6,7,8-HexaCDD 0.011 (− 0.255, 0.277) −0.246 (− 0.510, 0.019) − 0.239 (− 0.491, 0.013) −0.085 (− 0.353, 0.183) −0.146 (− 0.407, 0.115)
1,2,3,7,8,9-HexaCDD −0.036 (− 0.281, 0.210) −0.293 (− 0.533, − 0.053)* −0.311 (− 0.537, − 0.085)** −0.078 (− 0.325, 0.170) −0.192 (− 0.430, 0.047)
1,2,3,4,6,7,8-HeptaCDD 0.032 (−0.225, 0.289) − 0.274 (− 0.528, − 0.021)* −0.316 (− 0.554, − 0.079)* −0.052 (− 0.312, 0.207) −0.133 (− 0.385, 0.119)
OctaCDD 0.053 (−0.189, 0.295) −0.074 (− 0.320, 0.172) −0.188 (− 0.419, 0.043) −0.025 (− 0.368, 0.118) −0.059 (− 0.298, 0.180)
2,3,7,8-TetraCDF −0.097 (− 0.351, 0.157) −0.226 (− 0.480, 0.028) −0.186 (− 0.429, 0.057) 0.178 (− 0.076, 0.432) −0.083 (− 0.334, 0.169)
1,2,3,7,8-PentaCDF 0.170 (−0.064, 0.403) −0.270 (− 0.503, − 0.037)* −0.298 (− 0.517, − 0.080)* 0.190 (−0.045, 0.425) 0.055 (−0.179, 0.289)
2,3,4,7,8-PentaCDF −0.059 (−0.327, 0.210) − 0.276 (− 0.542, − 0.01)* −0.280 (− 0.533, − 0.028)* −0.084 (− 0.355, 0.187) −0.200 (− 0.462, 0.061)
1,2,3,4,7,8-HexaCDF 0.011 (−0.245, 0.267) −0.248 (− 0.502, 0.006) −0.357 (− 0.590, − 0.124)** −0.076 (− 0.334, 0.181) −0.143 (− 0.394, 0.107)
1,2,3,6,7,8-HexaCDF −0.007 (− 0.261, 0.246) −0.280 (− 0.529, − 0.031)* −0.331 (− 0.563, − 0.098)** −0.107 (− 0.362, 0.148) −0.182 (− 0.429, 0.064)
1,2,3,7,8,9-HexaCDF 0.012 (−0.238, 0.263) −0.224 (− 0.474, 0.226) −0.213 (− 0.441, 0.036) −0.011 (− 0.264, 0.243) −0.102 (− 0.349, 0.144)
2,3,4,6,7,8-HexaCDF 0.029 (−0.228, 0.286) − 0.192 (− 0.450, 0.066) −0.276 (− 0.516, − 0.035)* −0.127 (− 0.385, 0.131) −0.129 (− 0.381, 0.123)
1,2,3,4,6,7,8-HeptaCDF 0.069 (−0.177, 0.314) −0.223 (− 0.468, 0.022) −0.352 (− 0.575, − 0.128)** −0.013 (− 0.262, 0.236) −0.071 (− 0.314, 0.172)
1,2,3,4,7,8,9-HeptaCDF 0.076 (−0.175, 0.328) −0.098 (− 0.354, 0.158) −0.292 (− 0.527, − 0.058)* 0.039 (−0.216, 0.293) 0.015 (−0.235, 0.264)
OctaCDF 0.005 (−0.215, 0.224) 0.016 (−0.208, 0.240) −0.204 (− 0.411, 0.004) 0.189 (− 0.028, 0.406) 0.094 (− 0.122, 0.309)
TEQ-PCDDs −0.138 (− 0.402, 0.126) −0.182 (− 0.450, 0.085) −0.220 (− 0.473, 0.032) −0.109 (− 0.376, 0.158) −0.212 (− 0.470, 0.046)
TEQ-PCDFs −0.012 (− 0.274, 0.249) −0.276 (− 0.533, − 0.018)* −0.331 (− 0.572, − 0.090)* −0.080 (− 0.343, 0.183) −0.171 (− 0.426, 0.084)
TEQ-PCDDs/Fs −0.086 (− 0.351, 0.179) −0.237 (− 0.502, 0.028) −0.279 (− 0.528, − 0.030)* −0.101 (− 0.368, 0.167) −0.204 (− 0.463, 0.054)
  1. Beta: Standardized regression coefficient controlling the following covariates: Location, maternal age, parity, maternal body mass index, maternal education, family income, gestational weeks at birth, and children’s age at the time of the survey
  2. CDD chlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxin, CDF chlorinated dibenzofuran, CI confidence interval, DD desire to drink, EF enjoyment of food, EO emotional over-eating, FAPP food approach, FR food responsiveness, PCDD polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxin, PCDF polychlorinated dibenzofuran, TEQ toxic equivalency
  3. The FAPP was calculated as FR + EF + DD + EO
  4. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01