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Table 3 Partial correlation analysis of mortality and its influencing factors

From: Correlation analysis of omega-3 fatty acids and mortality of sepsis and sepsis-induced ARDS in adults: data from previous randomized controlled trials

  All RCTs that emphasized mortality RCTs that included patients with similar baseline
Reduction of mortality Reduction of mortality
n-6:n-3 γa = 0.23 P = 0.31 γ = 0.60 P = 0.02
Treatment duration γ = 0.12 P = 0.59 γ = 0.24 P = 0.41
Nutrition support methods γ = − 0.26 P = 0.26 γ = − 0.01 P = 0.99
Comparison methods γ = − 0.19 P = 0.40 γ = − 0.48 P = 0.08
TNb γ = − 0.32 P = 0.16 γ = − 0.54 P = 0.05
  1. aγ: partial correlation coefficient. bTN total number of patients in the study