Table 1

Mean blood pressure and pulse levels (95% CIs) for the offspring for whom there was a prenatal blood mercury measure

Age at measurement (years)NSystolic BP*Diastolic BP*Pulse rate†
72207–998.43 (98.05 to 98.82)56.09 (55.82 to 56.37)83.19 (82.74 to 83.63)
92125102.08 (101.69 to 102.46)57.10 (56.84 to 57.37)78.98 (78.54 to 79.42)
111950104.98 (104.54 to 105.42)58.50 (58.21 to 58.79)75.54 (75.04 to 76.04)
131540107.56 (107.05 to 108.07)58.11 (57.79 to 58.43)70.53 (69.97 to 71.08)
151494–5122.97 (122.32 to 123.62)66.47 (65.99 to 66.95)74.23 (73.47 to 74.99)
171268118.05 (117.44 to 118.66)63.85 (63.49 to 64.21)64.99 (64.46 to 65.53)
  • *mm Hg.

  • †BPM.