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Table 3 Association of NBAS items with risk of possessing high CBL levels: results from final models using stepwise multiple logistic regression analyses.

From: Association of umbilical cord blood lead with neonatal behavior at varying levels of exposure

NBAS Item Risk of CBL levels > the shown cut-off point
  OR 95% CI P
5 μg/dL
Range of State cluster    
   Peak of excitement 0.60 0.37 – 0.98 0.042
Autonomic stability cluster    
   Tremors 0.77 0.63 – 0.94 0.012
Abnormal reflexes    
   Moro's reflex 3.37 1.13 – 10.04 0.029
   Walking reflex 3.55 1.24 – 10.15 0.018
10 μg/dL
Autonomic stability cluster    
   Tremors 0.75 0.58 – 0.96 0.023
Abnormal reflexes    
   Babinski sign 4.26 1.01 – 17.8 0.047
   Walking reflex 5.99 1.44 – 24.9 0.014
25 μg/dL
Abnormal reflexes    
   Babinski sign 11.3 1.89 – 68.1 0.008
   Walking reflex 8.17 1.36 – 49.2 0.022