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Table 5 Comparison between overweight and obese cases regarding the degree of liver fibrosis by FibroScan

From: Correlation between adiponectin level and the degree of fibrosis in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

  Overweight Obese Test value P-value Sig
No. = 28 No. = 22
FibroScan F0–1 22 (78.6%) 9 (40.9%) 16.614a 0.002 HS
F2 4 (14.3%) 5 (22.7%)
F3 2 (7.1%) 4 (18.2%)
F4 0 (0.0%) 4 (18.2%)
  1. FibroScan grading for our participants, the exact distribution of grades F0–F4 among both groups
  2. P-value > 0.05, non-significant; P-value < 0.05, significant; P-value < 0.01, highly significant
  3. aChi-square test