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Table 1 Comparisons of biochemical parameters between control and NAFLD populations

From: Metabolic syndrome and biochemical changes among non-alcoholic fatty liver disease patients attending a tertiary care hospital of Nepal

  NAFLD Control p
Age (years) 44.24 ± 13.45 45.38 ± 14.67 0.985
BMI (kg/m2) 26.41 ± 4.74 23.61 ± 3.51 < 0.001
WC (cm) 89.55 ± 9.73 76.34 ± 6.12 < 0.001
SBP (mmHg) 133.79 ± 12.72 126.64 ± 10.13 < 0.001
DBP (mmHg) 85.82 ± 7.91 80.85 ± 7.01 < 0.001
Total Bilirubin (mg/dl) 0.85 ± 0.162 0.85 ± 0.097 0.776
Direct Dilirubin (mg/dl) 0.24 ± 0.081 0.23 ± 0.047 0.619
ALT (U/L) 41.93 ± 23.98 22.86 ± 6.99 < 0.001
AST (U/L) 38.66 ± 20.20 25.64 ± 7.27 < 0.001
ALP (U/L) 170.74 ± 51.39 143.62 ± 40.79 < 0.001
Uric Acid (mg/dl) 5.34 ± 1.18 4.64 ± 1.08 < 0.001
FBS (mg/dl) 106.52 ± 37.82 89.23 ± 16.43 < 0.001
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 191.62 ± 40.0 154.51 ± 18.9 < 0.001
Triglyceride (mg/dl) 191.30 ± 94.29 113.83 ± 21.56 < 0.001
HDL-C (mg/dl) 42.51 ± 3.50 46.18 ± 3.82 < 0.001
LDL-C (mg/dl) 110.82 ± 35.79 85.57 ± 18.76 < 0.001
Creatinine (mg/dl) 0.93 ± 0.16 0.92 ± 0.16 0.561
Urea (mg/dl) 25.41 ± 5.96 27.014 ± 6.63 0.13
Hemoglobin (g/dl) 14.47 ± 1.83 17.46 ± 2.21 0.25
TLC (cells/μl) 8895.89 ± 1226.22 5931.43 ± 1003.12 0.43
RBC (millions/ μl) 4.98 ± 0.69 4.83 ± 0.52 0.145
Platelet (cells/ μl) 282,000.01 ± 72,872.61 297,442.86 ± 69,208.074 0.196
Total protein (g/dl) 6.49 ± 0.65 7.38 ± 0.65 < 0.001
Albumin (g/dl) 3.42 ± 0.41 4.41 ± 0.53 < 0.001
  1. Bold represents statistically significant values
  2. BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, ALT alanine aminotransferase, AST aspartate aminotransferase, ALP alkaline phosphatase, FBS fasting blood sugar, HDL-C high density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-C low density lipoprotein cholesterol, TLC total leucocyte count, RBC red blood cell count