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Table 6 APRI and FIB4 scores before and after treatment: it showed a statistically significant improvement in APRI score (but not FIB4 score) after treatment with DAAs

From: Serum autotaxin levels in responders to HCV treatment by direct-acting antivirals

Score Before After Z P
APRI:    − 2.828 0.005
 < 0.5
 0.5–1.5
 >1.5
16 (47.1%)
16 (47.1%)
2 (5.9%)
22 (64.7%)
12 (35.3%)
0 (0%)
  
FIB4:    − 1.633 0.102
 < 1.45
 1.45–3.25
 > 3.25
14 (41.2%)
15 (44.1%)
5 (14.7%)
16 (47.1%)
15 (44.1%)
3 (8.8%)
  
  1. Data expression: frequency (%). P Wilcoxon’s signed-ranks test