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Table 1 Demographic variables and metabolic risk factor profile in patients with NAFLD and without NAFLD

From: Non alcoholic fatty liver disease increases the mortality from acute coronary syndrome: an observational study from Sri Lanka

Variable NAFLD Non- NAFLD Total Significance
n = 56 n = 64 n = 120
Age(years) 62.9 ± 10.8 59.8 ± 12.6 61.28 ± 11.8 p = 0.157
Gender
 Male 30 (53.6) 45 (70.3) 75 (62.5) p = 0.059
 Female 26 (46.4) 19 (29.7) 45 (37.5)
Diabetes 38 (67.9) 32 (50.0) 70 (58.3) p = 0.048
Hypertension 44 (78.6) 40 (62.5) 84 (70.0) p = 0.055
Dyslipidaemia 29 (51.8) 21 (32.8) 50 (41.7) p = 0.035
Smoking 24 (42.9) 31 (48.4) 55 (45.8) p = 0.815
Alcohol consumption
 Never 33 (58.9) 37 (57.8) 70 (58.3) p = 0.902
  < 20 g/day 23 (41.1) 27 (42.2) 50 (41.7)
BMI 24.59 ± 3.5 24.69 ± 12.9 24.64 ± 9.8 p = 0.958
Obesity (BMI > 27.5 kg/m2) 12 (21.5) 03 (4.7) 15 (12.5) p = 0.005
Waist circumference 101.2 ± 13.6 101.4 ± 17.3 101.3 ± 15.6 p = 0.941
Increase waist circumference a 48 (85.7) 49 (76.6) 97 (80.8) p = 0.204
FBS 156.7 ± 72.9 134.7 ± 72.0 144.6 ± 72.9 p = 0.111
Total Cholesterol 213.6 ± 40.3 189.3 ± 26.4 200.6 ± 35.6 p < 0.001
Triglyceride 159.1 ± 46.4 122.2 ± 46.8 139.9 ± 49.9 p < 0.001
LDL-cholesterol 148.2 ± 36.2 129.5 ± 24.2 138.6 ± 31.9 p = 0.005
ALT 62.9 ± 46.2 29.4 ± 11.9 44.9 ± 36.5 p < 0.001
Type of ACS
 STEMI 16 (28.6) 16 (25.0) 32 (26.7) p = 0.659
 Non-STEMI 40 (71.4) 48 (75.0) 88 (73.3)
  1. a Waist circumference >90 cm in males and >80 cm in females were considered high. Significant associations are given in bold. BMI, body mass index; FBS, fasting blood sugar; LDL, low density lipoprotein; ALT, Alanine transaminase
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