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Table 1 Measurements of subjects with and without fatty liver.

From: The Fatty Liver Index: a simple and accurate predictor of hepatic steatosis in the general population

  FL (n = 228) No FL (n = 268) p
Gender (male/female, n) 164/64 141/127 <0.0001
Age (years) 58 (17) 57 (26) 0.9535
Ethanol (g*day-1) 13 (35) 11 (28) 0.1272
ALT (U*L-1) 27 (21) 19 (16) <0.0001
AST (U*L-1) 22 (10) 20 (8) 0.0004
GGT (U*L-1) 31 (35) 19 (14) <0.0001
BMI (kg*m-1) 29.5 (5.8) 25.7 (4.1) <0.0001
Waist circumference (cm) 98 (16) 86 (14) <0.0001
Sum of 4 skinfolds (mm) 74.1 (37.4) 59.6 (26.8) <0.0001
Glucose (mg*dL-1) 96 (18) 89 (13) <0.0001
Insulin (mU*L-1) 9 (8) 5 (4) <0.0001
Triglycerides (mg*dL-1) 141 (102) 91 (60) <0.0001
Cholesterol (mg*dL-1) 219 (57) 212 (52) 0.1547
  1. Values are medians and interquartile ranges for continous variables and number of subjects for categorical variables.
  2. Abbreviations: FL = fatty liver; p = p-value (Mann-Whitney U-test for continuous variables and Fisher's Exact test for categorical variables); ALT = alanine transaminase; AST = aspartate transaminase; GGT = gamma-glutamyl-transferase; BMI = body mass index.