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Table 4 Observed and estimated by Keys equation serum cholesterol (mmol/l) changes by study year and gender.

From: Diet and serum lipids: changes over socio-economic transition period in Lithuanian rural population

Year Men Women
  Observed change Estimated change Contribution of changes Observed change Estimated change Contribution of changes
    Dietary cholesterol SFA PUFA    Dietary cholesterol SFA PUFA
1987 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993 -0.15 0.01 0.02 -0.03 0.02 -0.09 0.01 0.02 -0.03 0.02
1999 -0.69 -0.24 0 -0.18 -0.06 -0.56 -0.31 -0.03 -0.20 -0.08
2007 -0.60 -0.26 0 -0.20 -0.06 -0.61 -0.31 -0.03 -0.20 -0.08
  1. The users of lipid lowering medication were excluded
  2. Abbreviations: SFA - saturated fatty acids; PUFA - polyunsaturated fatty acids