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Table 8 Comparison between low-grade and high-grade fibrosis regarding demographic, clinical, and laboratory data

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

  Low grade High grade Test value P-value Sig
No. = 40 No. = 10
BMI (kg/m2) Mean ± SD 29.11 ± 1.87 32.27 ± 3.07  − 4.176 0.000 HS
Range 26–33.1 27.2–38.4
Obesity Overweight 26 (65.0%) 2 (20.0%) 6.575 0.010 S
Obese 14 (35.0%) 8 (80.0%)
Diabetes Non-diabetic 21 (52.5%) 0 (0.0%) 9.052a 0.003 HS
Diabetic 19 (47.5%) 10 (100.0%)
HTN No 29 (72.5%) 3 (30.0%) 6.272 0.012 S
Yes 11 (27.5%) 7 (70.0%)
  1. P-value > 0.05, non-significant; P-value < 0.05, significant; P-value < 0.01, highly significant
  2. aChi-square test