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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Relationship between body composition and the histology of non‐alcoholic fatty liver disease: a cross‐sectional study

Variable Median (IQR)
Age, years 59 (46–67)
Sex, n (male/female) 55/94
Body mass index, kg/m2 27.7 (24.8–31)
Alanine aminotransferase, U/L 64 (36.5–102)
γ-Glutamyl transpeptidase, U/L 61 (35.5–110.5)
Creatinine, µmol/L 58.3 (48.6–74.3)
Hemoglobin A1c, % 6.3 (5.7–7.2)
Total cholesterol, mmol/L 4.9 (4.2–5.6)
Triglyceride, mmol/L 1.5 (1.1–2.0)
Muscle mass, kg 23.4 (20–29.7)
Muscle mass/ht2, kg/m2 9.6 (8.6–10.6)
ASM, kg 17.7 (14.4–22)
SMI, kg/m2 7.1 (6.2–7.9)
Muscle mass (upper extremity), kg 4.7 (3.9–6.2)
Muscle mass (upper extremity)/ht2 kg/m2 1.9 (1.7–2.2)
Muscle mass of lower extremity, kg 13.1 (10.4–15.8)
Muscle mass of lower extremity/ht2 kg/m2 5.2 (4.6–5.8)
Fat mass, kg 24.5 (19.1–31.9)
BFMI, kg/m2 10.1 (7.5–12.5)
Visceral fat area, cm2 129.2 (111–155.1)
Waist-hip ratio 0.96 (0.92–1.00)
SMI/BFMI 0.71 (0.54–0.92)
  1. IQR, interquartile range; ht2, height squared; ASM, appendicular skeletal muscle mass; SMI, skeletal muscle index; BFMI, body fat mass index