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Table 4 Performance measures of the models including various fatty acid levels

From: Plasma fatty acids and the risk of metabolic syndrome in ethnic Chinese adults in Taiwan

  NRI, % 95% CI   P IDI, % 95% CI   P
Quintile variables        
Saturated fat, % fat 2.1 0.0 4.2 0.05 0.2 0.0 0.5 0.036
MUFA, % fat 2.2 -0.4 4.8 0.09 0.7 0.3 1.0 0.0001
Transfat, % fat 1.7 -0.8 4.2 0.17 0.5 0.2 0.9 0.001
N-6 fatty acids, % fat 1.5 -0.9 3.9 0.22 0.7 0.3 1.0 0.0001
EPA, % fat 1.4 -0.9 3.7 0.24 0.4 0.1 0.7 0.002
DHA, % fat 0.2 -1.5 1.9 0.81 0.2 0.0 0.4 0.046
Continuous variables        
Saturated fat, % fat 0.7 -1.0 2.4 0.42 0.1 -0.1 0.3 0.09
MUFA, % fat 1.4 -0.5 3.3 0.15 0.3 0.1 0.5 0.002
Transfat, % fat 0.3 -1.3 1.9 0.71 0.1 -0.1 0.3 0.08
N-6 fatty acids, % fat 1.6 -0.7 3.9 0.17 0.5 0.2 0.8 0.001
EPA, % fat 1.7 -0.2 3.6 0.08 0.2 0.0 0.5 0.022
DHA, % fat 1.3 -0.6 3.2 0.18 0.2 0.0 0.4 0.031
  1. NRI cutoff points: 0.1, 0.5, and 0.9;
  2. Abbreviations: MUFA: monounsaturated fatty acid; PUFA: polyunsaturated fatty acid; EPA: eicosapentaenoic acid; DHA: docosahexaenoic acid; NRI: net reclassification improvement; IDI: integrated discrimination improvement; CI, confidence interval ;