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Table 2 Associations among risk factors and the presence of fatty pancreas (n = 901)

From: Prevalence of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Pancreas Disease (NAFPD) and its risk factors among adult medical check-up patients in a private hospital: a large cross sectional study

Risk Factor Fatty pancreas Odds ratio p value
Yes (n = 315) No (n = 586) (95 % CI) 2)
Male sex (n = 574) 228 (72.4 %) 346 (59.0 %) 1.818 (1.351–2.446) <0.001
Age > 35 years (n = 612) 268 (85.1 %) 344 (58.7 %) 4.011 (2.824–5.697) <0.001
Systolic BP ≥ 130 mmHg (n = 201) 99 (31.4 %) 102 (17.4 %) 2.175 (1.580–2.994) <0.001
Diastolic BP ≥ 85 mmHg (n = 111) 54 (17.1 %) 57 (9.7 %) 1.920 (1.286–2.866) 0.001
Body mass index ≥ 25 kg/m2 (n = 390) 206 (65.4 %) 184 (31.4 %) 4.129 (3.088–5.520) <0.001
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (n = 62) 31 (9.8 %) 31 (5.3 %) 1.954 (1.164–3.280) 0.010
FPG ≥ 100 mg/dL (n = 187) 99 (31.4 %) 88 (15.0 %) 2.594 (1.867–3.603) <0.001
Triglycerides ≥ 150 mg/dL (n = 226) 105 (33.3 %) 121 (20.6 %) 1.921 (1.412–2.615) <0.001
Total cholesterol ≥ 200 mg/dL (n = 491) 203 (64.4 %) 288 (49.1 %) 1.875 (1.415–2.486) <0.001
LDL-C ≥ 100 mg/dL (n = 742) 275 (87.3 %) 467 (79.7 %) 1.752 (1.189–2.582) 0.004
HDL-C < 40 (M) or < 50 (F) mg/dL (n = 194) 86 (27.3 %) 108 (18.4 %) 1.662 (1.202–2.298) 0.002
  1. BMI body mass index, FPG   fasting plasma glucose, LDL-C low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol
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