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Table 3 Linear regression analysis of change in plasma phospholipid EPA status 1

From: Increased dietary α-linolenic acid has sex-specific effects upon eicosapentaenoic acid status in humans: re-examination of data from a randomised, placebo-controlled, parallel study

  Males P Females P
  (n = 24)   (n = 20)  
Model R 0.28 0.80 0.79 0.004
Standardised coefficients (Beta)     
  BMI −0.06 0.88 1.06 0.008
  Diet (1.5 g/d ALA vs. 9.5 g/d ALA) 0.02 0.94 0.63 0.003
  Age −0.15 0.56 −0.47 0.029
  Weight −0.15 0.68 −0.70 0.055
  1. 1Data used are from participants in both the control group (1.5 g ALA/day) and the high ALA group (9.5 g ALA/day).