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Table 3 Correlation between desaturation index, BMI and AI of WNIN/Ob strain rats

From: Fatty acid desaturation index correlates with body mass and adiposity indices of obesity in Wistar NIN obese mutant rat strains WNIN/Ob and WNIN/GR-Ob

WNIN/Ob 16:1/16:0
   Plasma Liver RPWAT EWAT SWAT OWAT BAT
BMI Correlation coefficient .698 .680 .675 .888 .888 .875 .729
  p value .025 .031 .032 .001 .001 .001 .017
AI Correlation coefficient .638 .754 .636 .879 .879 .794 .636
  p value .047 .012 .048 .001 .001 .006 .048
   18:1/18:0
   Plasma Liver RPWAT EWAT SWAT OWAT BAT
BMI Correlation coefficient .809 .590 .837 .778 .778 .760 .839
  p value .005 .073 .005 .008 .008 .011 .002
AI Correlation coefficient .842 .539 .867 .903 .903 .758 .842
  p value .002 .108 .002 .000 .000 .011 .002
  1. Spearman's non-paratmetric correlation analysis of 16:1/16:0 and 18:1/18:0 with BMI & AI. P ≤ 0.05 was considered significant.