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Table 6 Comparison of z score of symptoms with low relationship with low PeCDF level (< 50 pg/g lipid)

From: Twenty-year changes of penta-chlorodibenzofuran (PeCDF) level and symptoms in Yusho patients, using association analysis

Symptoms Past Recent
PCB pattern (C) 5.439 4.937
Odontogenesis imperfecta (+) 1.930 ≤ 1.645
Hepatomegaly (+) 1.795 ≤ 1.645
Urinary protein (abnormal) 1.756 ≤ 1.645
Nutrition (thin) 1.710 ≤ 1.645
Inorganic phosphorus (low) 1.677 ≤ 1.645
Palpebral conjunctiva pigmentation (+ or above) 1.646 ≤ 1.645
Smoking state (+) ≤ 1.645 2.623
Albumin (high) ≤ 1.645 2.019
Inferior gingival pigmentation (brown) ≤ 1.645 1.968
Blood glucose (low) ≤ 1.645 1.771
Total bilirubin (high) ≤ 1.645 1.659
  1. ≤ 1.645 indicates lack of significant association.