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Table 6 Comparison between diabetic and non-diabetic patients regarding obesity and BMI

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

  Non-diabetic Diabetic Test value P-value Sig
No. = 21 No. = 29
BMI (kg/m2) Mean ± SD 28.6 ± 1.81 30.56 ± 2.6  − 2.976b 0.005 HS
Range 26.1–33.1 26–38.4
Obesity Overweight 16 (76.2%) 12 (41.4%) 5.990a 0.014 S
Obese 5 (23.8%) 17 (58.6%)
  1. P-value > 0.05, non-significant; P-value < 0.05, significant; P-value < 0.01, highly significant
  2. aChi-square test
  3. bIndependent t-test