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Table 2 Variables associated with the LSM according to liner regression analyses

From: Accuracy of M2BPGi, compared with Fibro Scan®, in analysis of liver fibrosis in patients with hepatitis C

Characteristic Correlation analysis liner regression analysis
rho P value Effect size P value
 Age 0.188 <0.001 0.015 0.606
 Gender −0.099 0.01 −0.026 0.404
 BMI 0.038 0.318 - -
Laboratory findings
 Platelet count −0.386 <0.001 −0.07 0.02
 Total protein 0.194 <0.001 −0.08 0.032
 Albumin −0.18 <0.001 −0.071 0.073
 ALT 0.403 <0.001 0.017 0.732
 AST 0.499 <0.001 0.008 0.893
 ALP 0.309 <0.001 0.116 0.001
 GGT 0.432 <0.001 0.13 <0.001
 Total Billirubin 0.274 <0.001 0.111 0.001
 HA 0.338 <0.001 0.137 <0.001
 LN 0.234 <0.001 0.03 0.38
 CIV 0.34 <0.001 0.099 0.003
 AFP 0.379 <0.001 0.069 0.033
Fibrosis markers
 FIB-4 indext 0.412 <0.001 - -
 APRI 0.536 <0.001 - -
 AST/ALT ratio −0.141 <0.001 - -
 GPR 0.487 <0.001 - -
 M2BPGi 0.504 <0.001 0.275 <0.001