Table A2Prospective cohort studies on the effects of omega-3 fatty acid consumption on cardiovascular or all-cause mortality in the general population

Author, Year, Country (Ref)Sample SizeMales (%)Age Mean (range), [y]Dietary Assessmentn-3 Fatty Acid Intake (g/d)*Duration (y)
Studies reporting analyzable data on cardiovascular mortality outcomes
Pietinen et al, 1997, Finland2321,930100ND (50-69)FFQ0.46.1
Yuan et al, 2001, China2218,24410056 (45-64)FFQ0.112
Jarvinen et al, 2006, Finland275,220(data reported per sex)45 (30-79)Dietary history method0.3 (men) 0.2 (women)21.5
Kamphuis et al, 2006, Netherlands262,574100ND (70-90)Dietary history method0.110
Iso et al, 2006, Japan2833,26248ND (40-59)FFQ0.910
Albert et al, 1998, US3120,551100ND (40-84)FFQ0.311
Studies that do not report analyzable data on cardiovascular mortality, but report data on all-cause mortality and cardiovascular clinical outcomes
Folsom et al. 2004, US2941,835054 (55-69)FFQ0.114
Nagata et al, 2002, Japan2429,0804655 (35-ND)FFQ0.87
Dolecek et al., 1992, US306,250100(35-57)Multiple 24-hr dietary recall0.0410.5
Kaushik et al, 2008, Australia252,6835649FFQND10

FFQ = food frequency questionnaire; ND = no data

From: Appendix A, Meta-analysis Methodology

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