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Table 5 Associations between PM 2.5 , EC and OC and vascular responses

From: PM2.5-induced cardiovascular dysregulation in rats is associated with elemental carbon and temperature-resolved carbon subfractions

Response Study Component Change per IQR SEM p-value Change per 1 μg/m3 CI (lower, upper)
MAP 1 PM2.5 0.576 0.897 0.521 --
   EC 2.894 0.536 <.0001 10.76, 15.64
   OC -1.555 0.824 0.061 --
  2 PM2.5 3.183 0.827 0.000 0.775, 0.779
   EC 2.000 0.795 0.013 3.4, 7.8
   OC 1.099 0.573 0.056 --
  3 PM2.5 -0.661 0.604 0.276 --
   EC 0.369 0.411 0.370 --
   OC -0.517 0.648 0.426 --
  4 PM2.5 -0.377 0.555 0.498 --
   EC 0.893 0.521 0.088 --
   OC 0.876 0.473 0.065 --
Systolic 1 PM2.5 0.454 0.992 0.647 --
   EC 3.219 0.594 <.0001 11.9, 17.3
   OC -1.864 0.912 0.042 -2.5, -0.88
  2 PM2.5 3.392 0.903 0.000 0.825, 0.830
   EC 2.448 0.856 0.005 4.55, 9.45
   OC 1.208 0.620 0.053 --
  3 PM2.5 -0.268 0.673 0.690 --
   EC 0.986 0.453 0.031 1.6, 4.4
   OC -1.462 0.715 0.042 -1.64, -0.55
  4 PM2.5 0.027 0.586 0.963 --
   EC 1.156 0.548 0.036 2.61, 7.38
   OC 0.532 0.502 0.290 --
Diastolic 1 PM2.5 0.767 0.826 0.354 --
   EC 2.720 0.492 <.0001 10.16, 14.64
   OC -1.324 0.760 0.083 --
  2 PM2.5 3.071 0.788 0.000 0.747, 0.751
   EC 1.979 0.766 0.010 3.51, 7.89
   OC 1.181 0.552 0.033 0.727, 2.07
  3 PM2.5 -0.772 0.584 0.187 --
   EC 0.258 0.398 0.517 --
   OC -0.097 0.628 0.878 --
  4 PM2.5 -0.404 0.569 0.479 --
   EC 1.195 0.523 0.023 2.93, 7.47
   OC 1.320 0.473 0.006 1.16, 2.44
  1. Data are expressed as change in mean (MAP), systolic and diastolic pressures (mmHg) per IQR of pollutant, and per change in 1 μg/m3 of pollutant.