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Table 5 Association between medical conditions in the family and NAFLD

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

Medical Condition NAFLD
Number (%)
Controls
Number (%)
p valuea
Diabetes
 Father having diabetes 6 (14.2) 46 (12.3) 0.59
 Mother having diabetes 4 (9.5) 25 (6.7) 0.87
 Family history of diabetes 10 (23.8) 67 (17.9) 0.32
Myocardial infarction (MI)
 Father having MI 0 (0.0) 10 (2.7) 0.14
 Mother having MI 1 (2.3) 6 (1.6) 0.64
 Family history of MI 2 (4.8) 18 (4.8) 0.99
Hypertension
 Father having hypertension 8 (19.0) 31 (8.3) 0.12
 Mother having hypertension 6 (14.2) 35 (9.3) 0.83
 Family history of hypertension 14 (33.3) 66 (17.7) 0.18
Dyslipidaemia
 Father having dyslipidaemia 7 (16.7) 42 (11.3) 0.09
 Mother having dyslipidaemia 5 (11.9) 31 (8.1) 0.99
 Family history of dyslipidaemia 12 (28.6) 73 (19.6) 0.19
  1. aChi squared test