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Table 1 Association between ALA (independent variable under investigation) and the OA/AA ratio (dependent variable), multiple linear regression

From: The inverse association between relative abundances of oleic acid and arachidonic acid is related to alpha -linolenic acid

Model B (SE) Beta t p
1 9.71 (0.23) 0.956 41.5 <0.001
2 9.49 (0.22) 0.934 42.3 <0.001
3 12.50 (0.79) 1.231 15.9 <0.001
4 8.42 (1.43) 0.828 5.9 <0.001
  1. Dependent variable = OA/AA ratio. B = unstandardized regression coefficient, Beta = standardized coefficient. Model 1 is without adjustment; Model 2: adjusted for 20:3 n3 + 20:5 n3 + 22:5 n3 + 22:6 n3 ; Model 3 = Model 2 + 18:2 n6 + 18:3 n6 + 20:2 n6 + 20:3 n6; Model 4 = Model 3 + 14:0 + 14:1 c9 + 15:0 + 16:0 + 16:1 c9 + 17:0 + 18:0 + 18:2 c11 + 18:2 n6 + 20:0 + 20:1 n9 + 20:2 n6 + 20:3 n6 + unidentified 18:1 isomers ( minor amounts) + diet type.