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Table 5 Mortality in patients with NAFLD, without previous and current malignancies

From: Hepatocellular carcinoma is the most common liver-related complication in patients with histopathologically-confirmed NAFLD in Japan

Cause of death n/N (%)a 1000 person years
Overall 8/351 (2.3%) 3.33
Liver-related events 3/351 (0.9%) 1.25
Cardiovascular events 1/351 (0.3%) 0.42
Malignancies events except for hepatocellular carcinoma 2/351 (0.6%) 0.83
Other events 2/351 (0.6%) 0.83
  1. an; number of events. N; number of patients, not having, or having had, the respective event simultaneously or previously to the time of NAFLD diagnosis