Table 1

Measurements of the 588 study subjects.

None n = 332, M = 167, F = 165

Intermediate n = 118, M = 79, F = 39

Severe n = 138, M = 101, F = 37

JT test

p50

p25

p75

p50

p25

p75

p50

p25

p75

p-value


Age (years)

58

45

69

57

45

64

60

50

65

0.7

Ethanol (g/day)

9

0

27

9

0

28

16

2

43

0.006

Weight (kg)

69.5

61.5

76.5

78.7

71.0

89.0

83.4

75.5

93.2

<0.001

Height (m)

1.64

1.56

1.71

1.67

1.60

1.73

1.66

1.58

1.72

0.003

BMI (kg/m2)

25.7

23.8

28.1

28.2

26.0

30.9

30.3

27.9

34.2

<0.001

Waist circumference (cm)

86.5

79.5

93.5

94.5

88.8

102.0

100.8

94.0

109.5

<0.001

ALT (U/L)

19

14

31

26

17

39

29

22

45

<0.001

AST (U/L)

21

17

26

21

18

28

24

20

30

<0.001

GGT (U/L)

18

13

27

27

17

43

36

23

61

<0.001

Glucose (mg/dl)

89

84

97

94

87

102

98

89

110

<0.001

Triglycerides (mg/dl)

90

65

123

115

88

162

149

98

205

<0.001

Total cholesterol (mg/dl)

211

183

236

212

184

238

216

184

244

0.2

LAP

24

15

39

43

27

62

63

36

93

<0.001

lnLAP

3.2

2.7

3.7

3.8

3.3

4.1

4.1

3.6

4.5

<0.001


Abbreviations: M = male; F = female; p50 = 50th percentile (median); p25 = 25th percentile (lower quartile); p75 = 75th percentile (upper quartile); JT test = Jonckerheere-Terpstra test for ordered alternatives (both ascending and descending); BMI = body mass index; ALT = alanine transaminase; AST = aspartate transaminase; GGT = gamma-glutamyl-transferase; LAP = lipid accumulation product; lnLAP = natural logarithm of lipid accumulation product.

Bedogni et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2010 10:98   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-10-98

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