Table 2

Odds ratios derived from multivariable logistic regression for the association between age, sex and cardio-metabolic risk factors at baseline and incident fatty liver at follow-up
Incident fatty at follow up
OR [95%CIs] p value
Age (per year) 0.990 [0.977, 1.004] 0.176
Male sex 1.103 [0.795, 1.531] 0.557
Glucose (per mmol/l increase) 1.215 [1.042, 1.416] 0.013
Insulin (per pmol/L increase) 1.002 [0.996, 1.008] 0.436
hsCRP (per mg/l increase) 1.286 [0.632, 2.615] 0.488
Triglyceride (per mmol/l increase) 1.378 [1.179, 1.611] <0.0001
HDLc (per mmol/l increase) 0.821 [0.545,1.236] 0.345
ALT (per IU/L increase) 1.009 [1.002, 1.017] 0.016
Platelets (per 1x109/L increase) 1.004 [1.001, 1.006] 0.001
Waist (per cm increase) 1.078 [1.057, 1.099] <0.0001
Smoking (current vs past/never 0.923 [0.696, 1.225] 0.579
DBP (per mmHg increase) 1.003 [0.990, 1.015] 0.656

*or SBP OR [95%CIs]ā€‰=ā€‰1.002[0.993, 1.011], pā€‰=ā€‰0.65.

Model adjusted for all of above variables.

Sung et al.

Sung et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2012 12:84   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-12-84

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