Table 2

Correlation between factors and stages of liver fibrosis on Spearman correlation test

Factor

Correlation coefficient

P value


Age

0.27

0.03

PT

0.30

0.02

Platelet counts

- 0.24

0.05

AlkP

0.44

<0.001

Serum Hyaluronate

0.58

<0.001

Serum Albumin

- 0.44

<0.001

Total Bilirubin

0.17

0.19

AST

- 0.04

0.73

ALT

- 0.12

0.36


Abbreviations: PT: Prothrombin time; AST: Serum aspartate aminotransferase; ALT: Serum alanine aminotransferase; AlkP: Serum alkaline phosphatase.

Montazeri et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2005 5:32   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-5-32

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