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Table 1 Characteristics of the 316 Study Patients

From: Hepatopulmonary syndrome in patients with chronic liver disease: role of pulse oximetry

Variable  
Mean Age* (yr) 54.5 (12.9)
Sex (M/F) 194/122
Etiology of liver disease [%]  
   Alcohol 51.2
   Hepatitis B virus 15.2
   Hepatitis C virus 22.2
   Hemochromatosis 1.9
   Wilson's diesease 0.6
   PBC 1.9
   Autoimmune hepatitis 2.8
   Unknown 4.2
Manifestation of liver disease [%]  
   Chronic hepatitis (n = 69) 21.8
   Liver cirrhosis (n = 245) 77.5
   Non-cirrhotic portal hypertension (n = 2) 0.6
Liver cirrhosis classification [%]  
   Child-Pugh-Stage A 36.3
   B 42.5
   C 21.2