Table 5 Metric summaries for the included births by congenital anomaly status.

From: An evaluation of metrics for assessing maternal exposure to agricultural pesticides

  Birth defects No birth defects
  Mean (SD) Range Mean (SD) Range
Metric 1 (acres) 11.80 (23.29) (0, 170.25) 10.28 (21.40) (0, 209.95)
Metric 2 (lbs. a.i.) 14.46 (44.33) (0, 684.34) 12.71 (61.50) (0, 6194.67)
Metric 3 (lbs. a.i.) 16.22 (46.86) (0, 684.80) 14.41 (64.16) (0, 6204.21)
  1. Metric 1 is given in acres while metrics 2 and 3 are shown in pounds of active ingredient (lbs. a.i.).