Table 3.

Comparison of geometric mean specific gravity adjusted summed urinary metabolite levels (ng/L) in urine samples between children with and without chromosomal aberrations (stable) or translocations

Stable aberration [geometric mean (min–max)]Translocation [geometric mean (min–max)]
Present (n = 35)Absent (n = 78)Present (n = 93)Absent (n = 20)
NAPH12,900a (972–191,000)8,100 (224–168,000)17,300b (1,840–191,000)8,200 (224–168,000)
PYR205.14 (25.0–2,580)157 (15.0–1,580)195 (25.0–2,580)166 (15.0–1,900)
FLUO815 (96.7–9,610)669 (71.0–5,020)816 (128–9,610)691 (71.0–5,010)
PHEN476 (63.4–3,850)411 (29.0–3,390)468 (70.2–3,850)423 (29.0–3,390)
  • aDifference between ln-transformed NAPH levels for presence and absence of stable aberration is significant (P < 0.05).

  • bDifference between ln-transformed NAPH levels for presence and absence of translocation is significant (P = 0.009).