Table 4

Performance (AUROC and 95%CIs) of combination of baseline tests for identifying incident fatty liver in training data-set and validation data-set
training data-set validation data-set
New thresholds
(A) glucose, waist, triglyceride, ALT, platelets 0.75 0.71
(95% CI : 0.72–0.78) (95% CI : 0.67–0.74)
Established thresholds
(B) glucose, waist, triglyceride, ALT, platelets 0.65 0.68
(95% CI : 0.61–0.69) (95% CI : 0.65–0.72)

A) Combining thresholds of glucose, waist, triglyceride, ALT and platelets using new optimized measurement thresholds, and

(B) Combining thresholds of glucose, waist, triglyceride, ALT and platelets using established measurement thresholds.

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

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