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Table 3 Association between components of metabolic syndrome and NAFLD

From: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and its associations among adolescents in an urban, Sri Lankan community

Variable NAFLD
Number (%)
Controls
Numb er (%)
p value
High waist circumference 35 (83.3) 76 (20.3) <0.0001a
High Triglycerides 6 (14.3) 22 (5.8) 0.033a
Low HDL 0 0
Fasting blood sugar 1 (2.4) 1 (0.3) 0.056
Body Mass Index (Z score)    
<−2SD 0 74 (19.9)  
- 2 to +1 13 (30.9) 281(75.3) <0.0001a
> + 1 29 (67.4) 24 (6.4)  
High Diasolic Pressure 0 5 (1.3) 0.56
High systolic Pressure 1 (2.4) 7 (1.8) 0.06
  1. aChi-squared test