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Table 6 Liver fibrosis score among HP positive versus HP negative subjects in MET S with NAFLD group

From: Helicobacter pylori infection in patients with metabolic syndrome, with or without nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

  H. pylori infection Test of significance
Negative n = 27 Positive n = 73
Mild fibrosis (F0–F2) 20 )74%) 17 (23%) χ2=21.81
P < 0.001*
Marked fibrosis (F3–F4) 7 (26%) 56 (77%)
  1. *statistically significant value
  2. χ2 Chi-square test