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Table 2 Univariate analysis of categorical variables in relation to the measured Folch values

From: Novel equation to determine the hepatic triglyceride concentration in humans by MRI: diagnosis and monitoring of NAFLD in obese patients before and after bariatric surgery

Categorical variables Type or presence/absence Number Folch Std. Dev. Pvalue
Gender Men 52 66.98 50.99 <0.05
Women 77 87.68 60.98
Diabetes Yes 33 89.36 59.02 N.S.
No 96 75.87 57.36
Dislipemia Yes 46 92.61 61.12 0.05
No 83 71.96 54.97
Contraceptive Yes 4 59.75 38.11 N.S.
No 124 79.78 58.58
Statin Yes 20 102.23 87 N.S.
No 108 74.88 56.55
Immunosuppressive Yes 5 117.5 75.00 N.S.
No 123 77.6 56.12
Antidepressant Yes 12 113.02 85.78 N.S.
No 116 75.65 53.72
Nifedipine Yes 10 92.82 62.59 N.S.
No 118 78 57.79
Hormones Yes 7 86.71 60.62 N.S.
No 121 78.72 58.13
Paracetamol Yes 9 91.55 78.82 N.S.
No 119 78.22 56.51
Apnea Yes 33 116.48 59.4 <0.0001
No 96 66.55 51.75
  1. Std. Dev., standard deviation.