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Table 2 Correlation between erythrocyte fatty acid levels, age and sex in cholelithiasis and gallbladder carcinoma (figure in parenthesis is probability)

From: Erythrocyte membrane fatty acid profile and saturation index in gallbladder carcinogenesis: a case-control study

  Age Sex Lauric acid Myristic acid Palmitic A Palmitoleic A Stearic A Oleic A Arachidonic A
    C12:0 C14:0 C16:0 C16:1 C18:0 C18:1 C20:4
Age 1.0         
Sex -0.255* (0.01) 1.0        
C 12:0 -0.239 (0.01)* 0.064 (0.52) 1.0       
C 14:0 -0.039 (0.7) -0.09 (0.37) -0.028 (0.77) 1.0      
C 16:0 0.04 (0.69) 0.063 (0.53) -0.143 (0.15) 0.437 (0.000)* 1.0     
C 16:1 0.094 (0.35) 0.03 (0.74) -0.117 (0.246) -0.18 (0.07) -0.017 (0.86) 1.0    
C 18:0 -0.10 (0.32) 0.05 (0.60) 0.27 (0.007)* -0.08 (0.42) 0.117 (0.24) -0.225 (0.025)* 1.0   
C 18:1 -0.22 (0.82) 0.026 (0.79) -0.11 (0.274) -0.08 (0.42) -0.182 (0.07) 0.011 (0.91) -0.269 (0.007)* 1.0  
C 20:4 -0.256 (0.01)* 0.085 (0.40) -0.08 (0.41) 0.087 (0.38) 0.127 (0.207) 0.081 (0.42) 0.005 (0.95) 0.069 (0.49) 1.0
  1. * Significant correlation. A = Acid