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Table 2 Comparison of diets during the intervention periods as assessed by dietary records

From: N-3 fatty acid supplementation mediates lipid profile, including small dense LDL, when combined with statins: a randomized double blind placebo controlled trial

Dietary Compounds Placebo n-3 FA P
Median (Q1, Q3) Median (Q1, Q3)
Total energy (kcal) 3222 (3090, 3420) 3274 (3105, 3420) 0.879
Total energy (MJ) 13.5 (12.9, 14.3) 13.7 (13.0, 14.3)  
CHO (%E) 51.25 (50.8, 52) 51.25 (50.9, 52) 0.629
Free Sugars (%E) 5.25 (5.1, 6.1) 5.25 (5.2, 5.3) 0.820
Fiber (g) 18.3 (17.6, 19.4) 17.9 (16.4, 18.8) 0.693
Protein (%E) 16.4 (16.3, 17.2) 16.4 (15.9, 17.1) 0.378
Fat (%E) 32.1 (31.4, 32.9) 32.1 (30.7, 32.7) 0.859
SFA (%E) 9.5 (8.9, 9.9) 9.5 (8.9, 9.8) 0.962
MUFA (%E) 10.9 (10.6, 11.3) 11.2 (10.6, 11.9) 0.364
PUFA (%E) 9.25 (8.8, 9.6) 9.25 (8.8, 10.8) 0.972
EPA (%E) 0.91 (0.89, 0.98) 0.91 (0.89, 0.97) 0.730
DHA (%E) 0.92 (0.91, 0.97) 0.92 (0.91, 0.97) 0.392
  1. Values are median (Q1, Q3), Q1: First quartile and Q3: Third quartile. Values were derived from food composition tables