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Table 4 Extrapolated results for an intake of 1,000 mg/day of EPA or DHA

From: A randomized clinical trial to determine the efficacy of manufacturers’ recommended doses of omega-3 fatty acids from different sources in facilitating cardiovascular disease risk reduction

All data included EPA DHA
TRT Statistic %∆ Extrapolated % ∆ %∆ Extrapolated % ∆
rTG Mean 151 232 45 99
SD 103 158 36 81
EE Mean 155 205 13 57
SD 124 164 32 139
PL Mean 35 232 9 99
SD 45 303 20 223
TG Mean 36 198 19 86
SD 43 241 27 124
Negative data deleted* EPA DHA
TRT Statistic %∆ Extrapolated % ∆ %∆ Extrapolated % ∆
rTG Mean 151 232 45 99
SD 103 158 36 81
EE Mean 155 205 26 113
SD 124 164 32 141
PL Mean 53 354 22 240
SD 36 242 16 180
TG Mean 50 278 27 123
SD 33 185 25 115
Negative data allocated 0 value** EPA DHA
TRT Statistic %∆ Extrapolated % ∆ %∆ Extrapolated % ∆
rTG Mean 151 232 45 99
SD 103 158 36 81
EE Mean 155 205 17 74
SD 124 164 29 125
PL Mean 40 266 13 142
SD 39 260 16 182
TG Mean 41 226 21 96
SD 36 200 25 113
  1. *Any subject data in which the EPA or DHA values decreased from Day 0 to Day 28 were deleted from the extrapolation calculations for the appropriate omega-3 fatty acid.
  2. **Any subject data in which the EPA and/or DHA values decreased from Day 0 to Day 28 were given a value of zero (0) for the omega-3 fatty acid(s) in question.