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Table 4 Metabolic parameters of patients with NAFLD subdivided according to the presence or absence of the PPARα 162Val and PPARγ2 12Ala alleles.

From: Lack of association between peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors alpha and gamma2 polymorphisms and progressive liver damage in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: a case control study

   Polymorphic allele  
  Gene Present Absent p
  HDL 46.1 ± 14 43 ± 10 0.051
PPARα Homa-R 4.5 ± 3.7 3.6 ± 2.7 0.026
  Diabetes/IGT 40 (25) 19 (16) 0.060
  HDL 50.7 ± 14 49.4 ± 14 ns
PPARγ2 Homa-R 4.1 ± 2.1 4.1 ± 3.5 ns
  Diabetes/IGT 8 (18) 51 (22) ns
  1. P values are shown if < 0.1.
  2. ():% values, ns: not significant.