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Table 8 Correlations between average EAT thickness and BMI of the patients and their metabolic parameters

From: Association between non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and epicardial adipose tissue volume with cardiometabolic risk in coronary heart disease

Correlations
  Average EAT thickness
R P value
FIB-4 0.161 0.219
NAFLD fibrosis scoring system 0.082 0.535
Age  − 0.207 0.112
BMI 0.325 0.011*
ALT 0.187 0.153
AST 0.236 0.069
Alkaline phosphatase 0.377 0.003*
Gamma GT 0.461  < 0.001*
Fasting sugar 0.303 0.019*
HbA1C 0.277 0.032*
T. cholesterol 0.178 0.173
LDL 0.282 0.029*
HDL  − 0.187 0.152
TG  − 0.088 0.506
  1. BMI body mass index, ALT alanine aminotransferase, AST aspartate transaminase, GT gamma glutamyl transpeptidase, HBA1C hemoglobin A1C, T total, LDL low-density lipoprotein, HDL high-density lipoprotein, TG triglyceride, EAT epicardial adipose tissue, FIB-4 Fibrosis-4, NAFLD non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
  2. *mean significant