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Table 4 Regression of red blood cell fatty acids onto seafood consumption per month for each listed group

From: Erythrocyte fatty acid profiles in children are not predictive of autism spectrum disorder status: a case control study

Red blood cell Correlation coefficient
Fatty acids ASD NEU ASD + NEU
AA − 0.204 − 0.107 − 0.183
DGLA − 0.033 − 0.002 − 0.039
DHA 0.347 0.477 0.374
EPA 0.400 0.320 0.393
Elaidic acid 0.021 0.154 0.062
Linoleic acid − 0.022 0.120 0.008
Oleic acid − 0.108 0.017 − 0.066
Palmitelaidic acid 0.135 − 0.061 0.074
Palmitic acid 0.040 − 0.076 − 0.002
Palmitoleic acid 0.117 0.041 0.112
Stearic acid − 0.173 − 0.498 − 0.263
DHA/AA 0.369 0.477 0.392
EPA/AA 0.391 0.316 0.386
n-3/n-6 0.363 0.466 0.385
Total PUFA 0.150 0.241 0.164