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Table 1 Demographic and clinical details of patients in relation to the %CDT reference cut-off value of 1.7

From: Diagnostic sensitivity of carbohydrate deficient transferrin in heavy drinkers

  %CDT ≤ 1.7 %CDT > 1.7 P-value
Subjects (n) 26 26  
Caucasian (n, %) 22 (84.6) 23 (88.5) 1.00
Age (years) mean (±SD) 51.1 (±10.2) 49.6 (±13.3) 0.67
Gender (n, % men) 13 (50.0) 24 (92.3) 0.002
BMI (kg/m2) mean (±SD) 28.2 (±7.2) 23.3 (±3.9) 0.003
Smoker (n, %) 14 (53.8) 20 (76.9) 0.14
Median alcohol consumption last 2 weeks (g/week) (range) 868 (366–2100) 1258 (510–5880) 0.005
Median estimated alcohol/Vd (g/week/kg) (range) 17.3 (6.7–42.2) 24.1 (7.4-82.5) 0.007
AUDIT mean (±SD) 27.6 (±7.2) 28.7 (±6.9) 0.57
BMAST mean (±SD) 17.6 (±8.1) 22.5 (±6.2) 0.018
Cirrhosis (n, %) 15 (57.7) 3 (11.5) 0.001