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Table 4 Comparisons of pairs of mothers (M) and fathers (F) of the same children for concentrations of selected contaminants in hair

From: Uranium and other contaminants in hair from the parents of children with congenital anomalies in Fallujah, Iraq

Child Calcium Strontium Bismuth Mercury Uranium
1M 2499 22.17 0.16 0.38 0.01
1F 4371 41.1 11.9 16.1 0.07
1C na na na na na
2M 1094 8.89 1.33 0.66 0.40
2F 4066 39.4 1.25 2.66 0.16
2C 2847 12.4 1.1 0.94 0.02
3M 663 3.14 2.23 1.75 0.07
3F 2542 27.43 8.50 5.39 0.23
3C 2440 2.78 0.08 0.43 0.00
4M 602 4.36 0.32 0.33 0.16
4F 2904 18.31 0.37 1.20 0.17
4C na na na na na
5M 589 2.78 8.18 6.9 0.05
5F 2611 20.2 5.16 4.67 0.3
5C na na na na na
  1. Also included are two children (C).