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Table 5 Multiple linear regression analysis for predictors of fibrosis

From: Matrix metalloproteinase-1 as a non-invasive biomarker to assess liver fibrosis in children with chronic liver disease

  β 95% CI P value
Lower Upper
Platelet (103/l) −0.002 −0.002 −.001 < 0.001
ALT (IU/L) 0.502 0.301 0.604 0.01
AST (IU/L) 0.402 0.204 0.501 0.02
PT (s) 0.106 0.059 0.154 < 0.001
MMP-1 (ng/ml) −0.074 −0.096 −0.053 < 0.001
APRI score 0.458 0.264 0.651 < 0.001
FIB-4 score −0.287 −0.550 −0.023 0.033
  1. β estimated regression coefficient, ALT alanine aminotransferase, AST aspartate aminotransferase, PT prothrombin time, PTT partial thromboplastin time, MMP matrix metalloproteinase, APR AST to platelet ratio index