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Table 1 Characteristics of liver cirrhotic patients and healthy controls

From: Taurocholic acid is an active promoting factor, not just a biomarker of progression of liver cirrhosis: evidence from a human metabolomic study and in vitro experiments

  Liver cirrhosis Healthy control P
Male/Female 18/14 9/18 0.134
Age(years) 59.00 ± 12.92 51.78 ± 18.99 0.089
Child Pugh class A 12
Child Pugh class B 17
Child Pugh class C 3  
Hepatitis B virus infection 13
Alcoholic liver disease 6
Primary biliary cholangitis 7
Cryptogenic cirrhosis 6