Table 2

 Logistic regression analysis of the association between independent predictors and the presence of severe fibrosis in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

VariableRegression coefficient (B)SE of regression coefficientWald valueE ex (B)p Value (95% CI)
Overall fit of the model χ2 33.832 with 3 DF; p<0.0005.
Percent of correct predictions 87.3%
AST/ALT, aspartate aminotransferase/alanine aminotransferase; MDA, malondialdehyde.
Diabetes2.0040.58311.8247.740.001 (2.37–23.26)
AST/ALT ratio >11.8020.5959.1836.060.002 (1.89–19.46)
Anti-MDA antibodies4.9901.8317.430146.930.006 (4.06–5312.9)
Nagelkerke’s r20.390