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Table 2 Fatty acid intakes of participants by diet group

From: Vegetarian diets are associated with healthy mood states: a cross-sectional study in Seventh Day Adventist adults

  OMN VEG P
  Mean ± SE Mean ± SE value
  g g *
α-Linolenic 1.48 ± 0.28 2.86 ± 0.42 < 0.001
Eicosapentaenoic 0.09 ± 0.03 0.01 ± 0.00 < 0.001
Docosahexaenoic 0.16 ± 0.04 0.02 ± 0.01 < 0.001
Total n-3 1.83 ± 0.31 3.04 ± 0.43 < 0.001
Linoleic 9.17 ± 0.85 14.83 ± 1.30 < 0.001
Arachidonic 0.09 ± 0.01 0.01 ± 0.00 < 0.001
Total n-6 9.49 ± 0.88 15.09 ± 1.35 < 0.001
Total polyunsaturated 11.34 ± 1.08 18.17 ± 1.59 < 0.001
Monounsaturated 14.99 ± 1.30 18.24 ± 1.36 0.017
Saturated 8.91 ± 0.66 7.94 ± 0.63 0.402
Total fatty acids 35.24 ± 2.81 44.34 ± 3.20 0.008
n-6/n-3, g/g 9.13 ± 0.64 8.18 ± 0.71 0.306
  1. * < 0.05 is significant.