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Table 1 Correlation between fatty acids extracted from whole blood and dried blood spots (n = 19)

From: Use of dried blood for measurement of trans fatty acids

  Pearson correlation coefficient 'r' Intraclass correlation coefficient
(95% CI)
Total saturated fatty acid 0.827 0.880
(0.688 – 0.954)
Total monounsaturated fatty acid (cis) 0.883 0.937
(0.837 – 0.976)
Total polyunsaturated fatty acid (cis) 0.804 0.890
(0.715 – 0.957)
Total monounsaturated fatty acid (trans) 0.701 0.805
(0.493 – 0.925)
Total polyunsaturated fatty acid (trans) 0.692 0.776
(0.418 – 0.913)