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Table 5 Effects of sex and dioxin type on Children’s Eating Behaviour Questionnaire (CEBQ) scores

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

CEBQ Main effects and interaction df Mean SS F-value P-value
EF Sex (Girls/Boys) 1 0.292 0.312 0.577
TEQ-PCDDs/Fs (High/Low) 1 2.649 2.832 0.094
Sex * TEQ-PCDDs/Fs 1 0.163 0.175 0.676
Sex (Girls/Boys) 1 0.056 0.061 0.806
TEQ-PCDFs (High/Low) 1 6.388 6.983 0.009
Sex * TEQ-PCDFs 1 0.007 0.007 0.932
DD Sex (Girls/Boys) 1 1.397 1.664 0.199
TEQ-PCDDs/Fs (High/Low) 1 2.047 2.438 0.120
Sex * TEQ-PCDDs/Fs 1 2.047 2.438 0.120
Sex (Girls/Boys) 1 1.917 2.325 0.129
TEQ-PCDFs (High/Low) 1 2.413 2.927 0.089
Sex * TEQ-PCDFs 1 4.037 4.897 0.028
  1. The general linear model was adjusted for 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. DD desire to drink, df degrees of freedom, EF enjoyment of food, PCDD polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxin, PCDF polychlorinated dibenzofuran, SS sum of squares, TEQ toxic equivalency
  3. The cutoff value of TEQ-PCDFs for high- and low-exposure groups was 7.6 pg-TEQ/g lipid (75th percentile)
  4. The cutoff value of TEQ-PCDDs/Fs for high- and low-exposure groups was 17.8 pg-TEQ/g lipid (75th percentile)