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Table 1 Summary of the data of the NAFLD and healthy subjects

From: Involvement of a periodontal pathogen, Porphyromonas gingivalis on the pathogenesis of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

  Healthy (n = 60) NAFLD (n = 150) P value
Age (mean ± SE) 52.9 ± 2.4 54.6 ± 1.2 0.4609
Gender (M : F) 29 : 31 64 : 86 0.5387
AST (mean ± SE) 20.7 ± 0.6 49.0 ± 2.3 < 0.0001
ALT (mean ± SE) 18.3 ± 0.9 70.1 ± 3.6 < 0.0001
DM (Y : N) 0 : 60 35 : 105 < 0.0001
Histopathological Findings    
   Steatosis    
1 NA 53  
2 NA 57  
3 NA 40  
   Inflammation    
0 NA 28  
1 NA 97  
2 NA 22  
3 NA 3  
   Ballooning    
0 NA 50  
1 NA 52  
2 NA 48  
   Fibrosis    
0 NA 49  
1 NA 54  
2 NA 24  
3 NA 19  
4 NA 4  
  1. DM: with (Y) or without (N) diabetes mellitus. NA: not applicable for biopsy.
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