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Table 3 Risk factors associated with a predicted intermediate-high risk of death from ACS during hospital stay according to GRACE score (Multivariate logistic regression)

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

Variable OR (CI) Significance Adjusted OR (CI) Significance
NAFLD 6.15 (2.6–14.4) p < 0.001 31.3 (2.2–439.8) p = 0.011
Age 1.15 (1.1–1.2) p < 0.001 1.32 (1.1–1.5) p = 0.001
Female gender 8.77 (3.6–21.1) p < 0.001 2.94 (0.4–20.4) NS
Diabetes 2.36 (1.04–5.3) p = 0.039 5.85 (0.6–53.6) NS
Hypertension 3.14 (1.2–8.1) p = 0.017 1.35 (0.17–10.9) NS
Dyslipidaemia 3.43 (1.5–7.6) p = 0.003 2.16 (0.3–14.5) NS
Smoking 0.29 (0.13–0.67) p = 0.003   NS
Obesity 5.0 (1.4–17.2) p = 0.011 1.03 (0.1–10.5) NS
LDL 1.02 (1.003–1.034) p = 0.017 1.01 (0.97–1.05) NS
ALT 1.03 (1.01–1.05) p = 0.003 1.04 (0.98–1.09) NS
Waist circumference 1.01 (0.9–1.04) p = 0.374   
  1. LDL, low density lipoprotein; ALT, Alanine transaminase; NS, not significant. Significant associations are given in bold