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Table 2 Univariable analysis for PHG in patients with liver cirrhosis

From: Portal hypertensive gastropathy as a prognostic index in patients with liver cirrhosis

Variables, N (%) No PHG PHG P value
N = 50 (8.5 %) N = 537 (91.5 %)
Age (years), Median (Interquartile range) 52 (43–60.25) 51 (45–59) 0.64
Sex    0.002
Male 30 (60 %) 432 (80.4 %)
Female 20 (40 %) 105 (19.6 %)
Etiology    <0.001
Alcohol 20 (40 %) 390 (72.6 %)
HBV 26 (52 %) 116 (21.6 %)
HCV 4 (8 %) 30 (5.6 %)
Non-alcoholic 0 (0 %) 1 (0.2 %)
Child-Pugh classification    <0.001
Class A 37 (74 %) 246 (45.8 %)
Class B 12 (24 %) 222 (41.3 %)
Class C 1 (2 %) 69 (12.8 %)
HVPG (mmHg), Median (Interquartile range) 9.2 (7.23–16.73) 15 (11–20) <0.001
MELD score 6.00 (6.00–8.07) 9.83 (6.00–13.58) <0.001
Albumin (g/dL) 3.7 (3.0–4.1) 3.2 (2.8–3.7) 0.001
Total bilirubin (mg/dL) 0.9 (0.6–1.2) 1.5 (0.9–2.9) <0.001
Platelet count (x 103/mL) 141.5 (94.8–214.3) 104 (71–157) 0.001
Prothrombin time (INR) 1.12 (1.04–1.32) 1.28 (1.12–1.45) <0.001
Survival 46 (92 %) 422 (78.6 %) 0.004
HCC 5 (10 %) 49 (9.1 %) 0.33
  1. N number, HBV hepatitis B virus, HCV hepatitis C virus, PHG portal hypertensive gastropathy, HVPG hepatic vein pressure gradient, MELD model for end-stage liver disease, INR international normalized ratio, SD standard deviation, HCC hepatocellular carcinoma