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Table 1 Clinical and biochemical characteristics of study population.

From: Strong association between non alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and low 25(OH) vitamin D levels in an adult population with normal serum liver enzymes

Parameter NAFLD (n = 162) No NAFLD (n = 100) p-value
Age (years) 52.07 ± 8.18 49.81 ± 7.7 n.s.
Sex^ (M/F) 89/73 51/49 n.s.
BMI (kg/m2) 31.36 ± 5.49 25.87 ± 5.1 < 0.001
Waist circumference (cm) 105.94 ± 12.68 90.26 ± 18.10 < 0.001
SBP (mmHg) 132.90 ± 14.63 120.12 ± 18.74 < 0.001
DBP (mHg) 81.20 ± 9.83 77.23 ± 7.93 0.005
HOMA-IR 10.42 ± 15.44 3.62 ± 2.89 < 0.001
FBG (mg/dl) 114.8 ± 27.9 100.4 ± 28.6 < 0.001
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 195.76 ± 42.37 198.85 ± 40.18 n.s.
HDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) 46.76 ± 10.89 56.34 ± 12.29 < 0.001
LDL-cholesterol (mg/dl) 116.97 ± 43.39 119.41 ± 41.19 n.s.
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 172.5 ± 95.2 103.1 ± 47.6 < 0.001
AST (IU/l) 26.5 ± 15.4 18.9 ± 5.6 < 0.001
ALT (IU/l) 37.7 ± 24.6 20.4 ± 10 < 0.001
GGT (IU/l) 45.5 ± 71.2 20.3 ± 14.7 < 0.001
Alkaline phosphatase (IU/l) 73.3 ± 27.4 61.7 ± 20.9 0.02
25(OH) vitamin D (ng/ml) 14.8 ± 9.2 20.5 ± 9.7 < 0.001
FLI 71.66 ± 25.25 30.25 ± 28.93 < 0.001
MS^ (%/n) 73/118 23/23 < 0.001
T2D^ (%/n) 39/63 39/63 < 0.001
NAFLD degree I = 43%
II = 39.2%
III = 17.8%
  
  1. Results are shown as mean ± SD. Student's T test. ^Chi-square test applied. HOMA-IR, FBG, triglycerides, AST, ALT, GGT and alkaline phosphatase were considered as log-values in the analysis.
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