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Table 1 Characteristics of the study subjects

From: Fatty Liver Index is Positively Associated with Arterial Stiffness in a Chinese Cohort Undergoing Health Assessment

Characteristics Total
(n = 402)
Men
(n = 240)
Women
(n = 162)
p value
Age, years 51.12 ± 11.95 49.86 ± 11.60 52.99 ± 12.26 0.010
BMI/(kg/m2) 25.50 ± 4.00 26.05 ± 3.74 24.69 ± 4.23 0.001
Waist (cm) 90.46 ± 10.67 93.69 ± 8.73 85.48 ± 11.32  < 0.001
Glucose (mmol/L) 5.76 ± 1.78 5.80 ± 1.76 5.68 ± 1.81 0.504
Triglycerides (mmol/L) 1.95 ± 1.30 2.15 ± 1.41 1.66 ± 1.05  < 0.001
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) 4.91 ± 1.04 4.80 ± 1.00 5.08 ± 1.10 0.007
LDL-C (mmol/L) 3.27 ± 0.80 3.20 ± 0.72 3.38 ± 0.88 0.036
HDL-C (mmol/L) 1.19 ± 0.44 1.09 ± 0.40 1.35 ± 0.45  < 0.001
ALT (IU/L) 24 (16–36) 28 (19–38) 18 (13–29) 0.003
AST (IU/L) 23 (19–29) 23 (20–29) 22 (18–28) 0.876
γ-GT (IU/L) 28 (18–46) 33 (22–51) 19 (13–33)  < 0.001
Creatinine (μmol/L) 77.11 ± 16.35 84.37 ± 16.42 66.42 ± 8.53  < 0.001
eGFR (mL/min·1.73 m2) 90.00 ± 15.76 91.32 ± 17.02 88.06 ± 13.50 0.043
PSP (mmHg) 132.59 ± 17.99 133.19 ± 15.90 131.70 ± 20.72 0.415
PDP (mmHg) 77.50 ± 12.33 78.64 ± 11.95 75.82 ± 12.72 0.024
PP (mmHg) 55.09 ± 13.07 54.55 ± 11.91 55.88 ± 14.64 0.320
MAP (mmHg) 95.86 ± 13.08 96.82 ± 12.16 94.45 ± 14.26 0.074
cfPWV 8.23 ± 1.86 8.33 ± 1.88 8.08 ± 1.82 0.187
HR 70.37 ± 10.56 69.72 ± 9.97 71.34 ± 11.33 0.132
FLI 45 (20–71) 57 (33–77) 36 (11–52)  < 0.001
  1. Data are mean ± SD, median and interquartile range or percentage as marked. P value: independent t test analysis of variance for numeric variables and chi-squared test for categoric variables
  2. Abbreviations: FLI fatty liver index, ALT alanine transaminase, AST aspartate transaminase, γ-GT gamma-glutamyl-transferase, BMI body mass index, HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-C low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, PSP peripheral systolic blood pressure, PDP peripheral diastolic blood pressure, MAP mean arterial pressure, cfPWV carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity, eGFR estimated glomerular filtration rate; HR heart rate, PP Pulse pressure