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Table 4 Correlation between serum fatty acid concentrations and insulin resistance index (HOMA-IR) at 16 weeks

From: Long-term effect of early postnatal overnutrition on insulin resistance and serum fatty acid profiles in male rats

Fatty acid R P-value
C14:0 0.798** 0.003
C15:0 0.178 0.601
C16:0 0.614* 0.044
C16:1 0.745** 0.008
C18:0 0.382 0.247
C18:1 0.674* 0.023
C18:2n6 0.445 0.170
C18:3n3 0.261 0.467
C20:4n6 0.264 0.433
C20:5n3 0.291 0.385
  1. R indicates Pearson’s correlation co-efficient calculated between serum fatty acid levels and the homeostatic model assessment-insulin resistance (HOMA-IR) index in NL and SL groups at 16 weeks of age. * P < 0.05, ** P < 0.01