Table 4 Demographic, biochemical and histological status of 120 patients with histologically proven non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
p Valuer2
Age (years)53 (13)
Males (%)68 (57%)
BMI35 (6)0.040.03
    Albumin (g/l)44 (4)0.40.006
    Bilirubin (µmol/l)14 (13)0.9<0.005
    Alkaline phosphatase (U/l)111 (60)0.40.006
    ALT (U/l)93 (68)0.5<0.005
    AST (U/l)64 (45)0.40.006
    CRP (mg/l)9 (6)0.5<0.005
    IgA (g/l)4 (2)0.8<0.005
    IgG (g/l)12 (3)0.20.02
    IgM (g/l)1 (1)0.30.01
    Plt (×109/l)227 (85)0.8<0.005
    HOMA7 (6)0.6<0.005
  • All values expressed as mean (SD) unless stated. Correlations vs the Fatigue Impact Scale are also shown.

  • ALT, alanine aminotransferase; AST, aspartate aminotransferase; BMI, body mass index; CRP, C-reactive protein; HOMA, homeostasis model assessment; Ig, immunoglobulin; Plt, platelets.