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Table 4 Incidence rates and hazard ratios of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in different subgroups

From: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease among patients with sleep disorders: a Nationwide study of Taiwan

SubgroupNEventPerson-yearIncidence Rate (/10,000 person-year)Hazard Ratio (95% Confidence Interval)
Comparison Cohort33,045206333,1216.2Reference Reference 
Sleep Disorder Cohort
 Apnea Group3887375118.73.01 (1.42–6.39)0.0042.24 (1.05–4.77)0.04
 Non-apnea Group32,657434310,87714.02.25 (1.91–2.66)< 0.0011.77 (1.46–2.15)< 0.001
  1. aModel adjusted for sex, age (categorical), diabetes, dyslipidemia, hypertension, depression, anxiety, and ischemic heart disease