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Dietary factors associated with adiponectin in Filipino-American women

TitleDietary factors associated with adiponectin in Filipino-American women
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsMedina-Torne, S, Araneta, MR, Macera, CA, Kern, M, Ji, M
JournalEthn DisEthn Dis
Date PublishedSpring
ISBN Number1049-510X (Print)<br/>1049-510X (Linking)
Accession Number21749023
KeywordsAdiponectin/ blood, Adult, Aged, Aged, 80 and Over, Asian Americans, California, Cohort Studies, Cross-Sectional Studies, Diet Surveys, Diet/ ethnology, Dietary Fats, Unsaturated, Female, Humans, Middle Aged, Philippines/ethnology
AbstractOBJECTIVE: To explore the cross-sectional association of nutrient intake with adiponectin in Filipino-American women who had completed a validated food frequency questionnaire. DESIGN: One hundred and sixty-one Filipino women aged 40 to 82 years were recruited from the University of California, San Diego Filipino Women's Health Study. Dietary information was assessed by a validated Harvard-Willet food frequency questionnaire. Plasma adiponectin was measured by radioimmunoassay. RESULTS: The median adiponectin value of the study population is 5.8 microg/dL (interquartile range, 3.9-8.4). Women in the highest adiponectin tertile had a lower dietary intake of omega-3-fatty acid compared to those with lower adiponectin levels (P
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