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Table 7 Lipid profile among patients with HP positive versus HP negative 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
Serum cholesterol 173.48 ± 32.63 186.99 ± 27.17 t = 2.09
P = 0.03*
TGS 200.0 (140–382) 208 (150–739) z = 2.07
P = 0.03*
LDL 107.19 ± 44.0 108.48 ± 38.26 t = 0.14
P = 0.89
HDL 36.26 ± 5.0 36.82 ± 7.62 t = 0.36
P = 0.72
ALT 25 (13–78) 42 (12–163) z = 2.28
P = 0.02*
AST 27 (12–76) 35 (16–107) z = 1.75
P = 0.08
Uncontrolled Hyperglycemia 23 (85.2) 72 (98.6) χ2=7.50
P = 0.006*
  1. *statistically significant value