Table 2

Cadmium level of local food (mg/kg) and daily intake of local food (g/day)
Cadmium detection (mg/kg)1* 2000 Survey2* Daily intake (g/day)
Mean Std Median P90 Mean Mean Std Median P90
Rice 0.023 0.031 0.009 0.09 0.008 208.5 102.6 200.0 300.0
Wheat 0.014 0.015 0.011 0.023 33.3 48.0 14.3 100.0
Coarse cereal 0.006 0.007 0.006 0.02 6.8 10.7 3.3 14.3
Tuber 0.002 0.001 0.001 0.015 7.4 11.4 1.7 24.3
Pork 0.018 0.035 0.002 0.1 0.572 27.6 39.9 14.3 55.0
Innard 0.278 0.607 0.001 0.006 0.5 1.7 0.0 1.7
Fatstock except pork 0.003 0.003 0.001 0.006 4.7 7.2 1.7 14.3
Poultry 0.002 0.001 0.001 0.003 11.5 15.6 7.1 28.6
Aquatic product 0.043 0.225 0.007 0.091 0.024 25.3 31.3 14.3 50.0
Egg 0.005 0.006 0.003 0.012 0.004 28.4 30.8 21.4 50.0
Milk 0.001 0.001 0.001 0.003 0.002 99.3 122.9 35.7 262.9
Dry bean 0.019 0.03 0.007 0.1 0.023 12.5 47.5 1.7 14.3
Fresh vegetable 0.025 0.05 0.005 0.17 0.026 205.3 106.7 200.0 300.0
Fruit 0.001 0.002 0.001 0.003 0.002 63.9 58.3 50.0 150.0

1* Cadmium detection data were from a Dietary Cadmium Exposure Assessment in Shanghai Adult Residents 2010 [16].

2* Mean data were cadmium levels in Shanghai in 2000 from a Chinese National Food Survey [18].

He et al.

He et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:590   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-590

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