Table 6

Factors associated with moderate or severe fibrosis (multivariate analysis; n=269)

Odds ratio95% CIp Value
This multivariate analysis used logistic regression with stepwise procedure. Variables included in the model were age (dichotomous: younger or older than 50 years), sex, body mass index (BMI), tobacco consumption, alanine aminotransferase, glycaemia, cholesterol, triglycerides, grade, and stage.
95% CI, 95% confidence interval.
Age<50 y10.002
⩾50 y2.61.4–5.0
SexFemale10.008
Male2.41.2–4.4
BMINormal10.08
Overweight1.91.0–3.7
Obesity2.50.8–7.8
GradeA0–A11<0.0001
A2–A310.15.2–19.7