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Table 4 Multivariate-adjusted general linear model estimates for the association between plasma fatty acid and inflammatory markers among CVD secondary prevention patients with insulin resistance

From: Association between plasma fatty acids and inflammatory markers in patients with and without insulin resistance and in secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease, a cross-sectional study

  Log (CRP) Log (Adiponectin) Log (IL-6) Log (IL1-B) Log (IL-8) Log (IL-10) Log (IL-12) Log (TNF-a)
Estimator P Estimator P Estimator P Estimator p Estimator p Estimator p Estimator p Estimator p
Miristic fatty acid - C14:0 (%) −0.402 0.126 0 0.23 0.257 0.154 0.566 0.095 −0.001 0.99 0.255 0.182 0.188 0.561 0.086 0.467
Palmitic fatty acid- C16:0 (%) −0.05 0.104 0 0.079 0.019 0.36 0.037 0.354 −0.003 0.837 −0.021 0.337 −0.037 0.335 −0.006 0.638
Palmitoleic fatty acid - C16:1 (%) 0.085 0.629 0.001 0.005 −0.07 0.567 −0.194 0.397 −0.059 0.484 −0.227 0.076 −0.411 0.057 −0.149 0.059
Stearic fatty acid - C18:0 (%) −0.025 0.705 0 0.097 0.025 0.591 0.029 0.737 −0.058 0.069 0.028 0.561 0.059 0.469 0.001 0.961
Oleic fatty acid - C18:1 (%) 0.033 0.329 0 0.015 −0.011 0.655 −0.0561 0.039 −0.014 0.408 0.003 0.907 −0.036 0.39 −0.011 0.493
Linoleic fatty acid - C18:2 (%) 0.006 0.837 0 0.391 0.03 0.14 0.042 0.274 0.021 0.141 0.021 0.333 0.041 0.258 0.031 0.021
α-linolenic fatty acid- C18:3 (%) 0.009 0.981 0 0.475 −0.071 0.789 0.193 0.699 0.113 0.541 −0.046 0.871 0.289 0.543 0.278 0.111
Eicosatrienoic fatty acid - C20:3 (%) −0.143 0.394 0 0.314 −0.076 0.513 0.044 0.839 −0.158 0.047 −0.072 0.559 −0.077 0.712 −0.118 0.12
Araquidonic fatty acid -C20:4 (%) 0.017 0.729 0 0.047 −0.03 0.364 −0.006 0.926 0.002 0.919 0.019 0.57 0.066 0.254 0.012 0.583
Eicosapentaenoic fatty acid - C20:5 (%) 0.051 0.88 −0.001 0.011 −0.551 0.015 −0.39 0.402 −0.191 0.23 −0.303 0.211 −0.434 0.289 −0.299 0.045
Docosapentenoic fatty acid - C22:5 (%) 0.136 0.77 −0.001 0.052 −0.845 0.007 −0.473 0.435 −0.163 0.462 −0.137 0.684 0.021 0.717 −0.193 0.359
Docosahexaenoic fatty acid - C22:6 (%) 0.043 0.729 0 0.303 −0.101 0.231 0.064 0.706 −0.053 0.363 −0.038 0.669 0.047 0.753 −0.036 0.399
  1. CRP C-reactive protein, IL interleukin
  2. Analysis adjusted for sex, previous stroke, calcium channel blockers, insulin, age, BMI, triglycerides, blood pressure and HOMA