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Table 3 Polyunsaturated fatty acids and energy dietary intake during the first and third trimester of pregnancy

From: Polyunsaturated fatty acids and child neurodevelopment among a population exposed to DDT: a cohort study

Dietary intake (daily) Trimester P50 (P10–P90)
Fatty acids
 Linoleic [LA] (g) First 16.90 (7.40,32.39)
Third 25.22 (17.06,36.12)*
 Arachidonic [ARA] (mg) First 93.31 (33.25,182.70)
Third 88.23 (37.15,147.02)*
 α-Linolenic [ALA] (g) First 0.99 (0.46,2.94)
Third 2.13 (1.49,3.23)*
 Eicosapentaenoic [EPA] (mg) First 9.86 (2.34,24.04)
Third 8.96 (2.07,22.23)*
 Docosapentaenoic [DPA] (mg) First 4.47 (1.07,10.13)
Third 4.23 (1.14,9.99)
 Docosahexaenoic [DHA] (mg) First 36.98 (9.68,77.71)
Third 31.98 (9.14,66.96)*
Energy (Kilocalories) First 1895.23 (1041.75,2882.10)
Third 2619.11 (1759.91,3565.12)*
  1. *P-value< 0.05; first trimester, n = 275; third trimester, n = 266