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Table 3 Relationship between FLI and PWV

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

Variable PWV logFLI
r value p value r value p value
Age, y 0.503  < 0.001 − 0.040 0.426
BMI/(kg/m2) 0.090 0.072 0.683  < 0.001
Waist (cm) 0.133 0.007 0.779  < 0.001
Glucose (mmol/L) 0.193  < 0.001 0.193  < 0.001
Triglyceride (mmol/L) 0.135 0.007 0.523  < 0.001
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) − 0.051 0.307 0.122 0.015
LDL-C (mmol/L) − 0.060 0.245 0.138 0.008
HDL-C (mmol/L) − 0.049 0.343 − 0.351  < 0.001
ALT (IU/L) 0.010 0.847 0.454  < 0.001
AST (IU/L) 0.043 0.391 0.213  < 0.001
γ-GT (IU/L) 0.107 0.032 0.454  < 0.001
Creatinine (μmol/L) 0.154 0.002 0.237  < 0.001
eGFR − 0.207  < 0.001 0.019 0.701
PSP (mmHg) 0.450  < 0.001 0.195  < 0.001
PDP (mmHg) 0.254  < 0.001 0.271  < 0.001
PP (mmHg) 0.379  < 0.001 0.013 0.794
MAP (mmHg) 0.402  < 0.001 0.260  < 0.001
logFLI 0.168 0.001   
PWV    0.168 0.001
  1. FLI fatty liver index, ALT alanine transaminase, AST aspartate transaminase, GGT gamma-glutamyl-transferase, BMI body mass index, HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-C low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, eGFR estimated glomerular filtration rate, PSP peripheral systolic blood pressure, PDP peripheral diastolic blood pressure, MAP mean arterial pressure, cfPWV carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity