Table 3

Factors associated with the likelihood of SVR. Crude and adjusted Odds Ratios (O.R.) derived by multiple logistic regression analysis
Crude O.R. (95% CI) Adjusted O.R. (C.I. 95%)
HCV-RNA ≤ 5.6 log10 IU/ml 2.9 (1.8-5.1) 3.2 (2.7-6.9)
≤ S3* 3.8 (2.0-7.3) 3.8 (3.2-7.4)
Subtype 1a 1.9 (1.2-2.9) 1.8 (1.4-4.1)
Age 7.4 (0.9-40.0) 7.0 (1.1-21.2)
< 50
> 50
BMI 1.7 (1.0-2.8) 1.4 (0.8-2.5)
< 25
> 25
ALT 1.9 (1.2-3.0) 2.1 (1.3-3.5)
< 100
> 100
Sex 1.1 (0.7-1.7) 1.3 (0.8-2.2)
RVR 21.0 (11.5-38.3) 3.2 (1.3-7.7)

Legend O:R: odds ratio; BMI: body mass index, ALT: alanine aminotransferase value IU/ml RVR rapid virological response.

*322over 388 patients were submitted to liver biopsy and analyzed for this variable.

Pellicelli et al.

Pellicelli et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2012 12:162   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-12-162

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