Table 3

Sources of environmental cadmium exposure among study participants in Shanghai, China 2008
Types Mean Median Dietary intake P90 Extreme P90
Daily exposure (μg/day) Contribution rate (%) Daily exposure (μg/day) Contribution rate (%) Daily exposure (μg/day) Contribution rate (%) Daily exposure (μg/day) Contribution rate (%)
Rice 4.80 37.56 1.80 54.91 6.90 33.54 27.00 28.67
Flour 0.47 3.65 0.16 4.79 1.40 6.81 2.30 2.44
Coarse cereal 0.04 0.32 0.02 0.61 0.09 0.42 0.29 0.30
Tuber 0.01 0.12 0.00 0.05 0.05 0.24 0.10 0.10
Pork 0.50 3.89 0.03 0.87 0.99 4.81 5.50 5.84
Innard 0.15 1.19 0.00 0.00 0.46 2.26 0.01 0.01
Fatstock* 0.01 0.11 0.00 0.05 0.04 0.21 0.09 0.09
Poultry 0.02 0.18 0.01 0.22 0.06 0.28 0.09 0.09
Seafood 1.09 8.51 0.10 3.05 2.15 10.45 4.55 4.83
Egg 0.14 1.11 0.06 1.96 0.25 1.22 0.60 0.64
Diary product 0.10 0.78 0.04 1.09 0.26 1.28 0.79 0.84
Dry bean 0.24 1.87 0.01 0.36 0.27 1.32 1.43 1.52
Vegetable 5.13 40.21 1.00 30.51 7.50 36.46 51.00 54.15
Fruit 0.06 0.50 0.05 1.53 0.15 0.73 0.45 0.48
Dietary Exposure 12.77 100.00 3.28 100.00 20.57 100.00 94.18 100.00
Water Exposure 0.03 0.03 0.05 0.05
Smoking Exposure 3.93 0.00 16.15 16.39
Daily Exposure 16.73 3.31 36.78 110.63

*Fatstock represents fatstock except pork.

He et al.

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

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