Table 2

Factors independently associated with steatosis improvement after antiviral therapy in the multivariate analysis

OR95% CIp Value
BMI, body mass index; HCV, hepatitis C virus; OR, odds ratio.
BMI (kg/m2)
HCV genotype
Steatosis grade at time of the first biopsy
    Mild (<10% of hepatocytes)1
    Moderate (10–30% of hepatocytes)4.281.31–14.00.02
    Severe (>30% of hepatocytes)5.501.54–19.60.01
Response to antiviral therapy
    Absence of response1
    Sustained virological response6.061.61–22.90.01