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Table 2 Risk factors associated with the presence of NAFLD

From: Independent association of HbA1c and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in an elderly Chinese population

Variables β SE Waldχ 2 P value OR (95% CI)
Age (year) −0.056 0.021 7.294 0.007 0.945 (0.908 – 0.985)
Male gender −0.779 0.241 10.406 0.001 0.459 (0.286 – 0.737)
Body mass index (kg/m2) 0.352 0.048 53.123 <0.001 1.422 (1.293 – 1.563)
Waist circumference (cm) 0.035 0.017 4.436 0.035 1.036 (1.002 – 1.071)
γ-Glutamyltransferase (U/L) 0.011 0.004 8.066 0.005 1.011 (1.003 – 1.019)
Triglyceride (mmol/L) 0.523 0.121 18.525 <0.001 1.686 (1.329 – 2.139)
HDL cholesterol (mmol/L) −1.589 0.379 17.609 <0.001 0.204 (0.097 – 0.429)
Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/L) 0.262 0.141 3.439 0.064 1.299 (0.985 – 1.713)
Serum uric acid (mmol/L) 0.004 0.001 9.514 0.002 1.004 (1.001 – 1.006)
Serum HbA1c (%) 0.436 0.196 4.969 0.026 1.547 (1.054 – 2.270)
  1. β, partial regression coefficient; SE, standard error of partial regression coefficient; OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval; HDL, high-density lipoprotein.