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Table 4 Logistic regression analysis of possible risk factors for NAFLD in the SY and TE types

From: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease among sasang constitutional types: a population-based study in Korea

  SY type TE type
Variable OR 95 % CI P value OR 95 % CI P value
Age (yr) 1.03 0.97–1.08 0.3568 0.99 0.97–1.02 0.5492
BMI (kg/m2) 1.33 1.09–1.62 0.0045 1.08 0.98–1.19 0.132
Sex (female) 0.51 0.23–1.13 0.0976 0.32 0.19–0.52 <.0001
Alcohol consumption (g/day) 1.02 0.94–1.11 0.6112 0.91 0.87–0.95 <.0001
ALT (IU/L) 1.05 1.02–1.08 0.0015 1.06 1.04–1.07 <.0001
Abdominal obesity 0.53 0.15–1.83 0.3146 1.66 0.98–2.82 0.0584
Hypertriglyceridemia 3.25 1.64–6.43 0.0007 1.59 1.07–2.37 0.0225
Low HDL cholesterol 0.37 0.14–0.76 0.0075 1.13 0.75–1.69 0.5648
High BP 1.85 0.91–3.76 0.0906 1.48 0.97–2.27 0.0719
High FPG 2.11 0.85–5.24 0.1092 1.77 1.12–2.80 0.0144
  1. Abbreviations: TE Tae-eum type, SY So-yang type, NAFLD non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, BMI body mass index, ALT alanine aminotransferase, HDL high density lipoprotein, BP blood pressure, FPG fasting plasma glucose
  2. NAFLD was defined as LAI <5