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Table 4 Risk factors associated with a predicted intermediate-high risk of death from ACS 6 months post discharge 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 5.93 (2.3–15.3) p < 0.001 15.59 (1.6–130.6) p = 0.011
Age 1.26 (1.2–1.4) p < 0.001 1.34 (1.1–1.5) p < 0.001
Female gender 4.03 (1.5–10.8) p = 0.006 0.45 (0.07–3.1) NS
Diabetes 1.32 (0.58–2.9) p = 0.501   
Hypertension 1.58 (0.7–3.7) p = 0.294   
Dyslipidaemia 2.19 (0.9–5.2) p = 0.073 2.08 (0.42–10.3) NS
Obesity 7.49 (0.9–59.8) p = 0.057 0.56 (0.04–7.1) NS
LDL 1.00 (0.9–1.02) p = 0.369   
SGPT 1.02 (1.00–1.05) p = 0.026 1.01 (0.9–1.09) NS
Waist circumference 0.99 (0.96–1.02) p = 0.480   
  1. LDL low density lipoprotein, ALT Alanine transaminase, NS not significant. Significant associations are given in bold
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