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Table 3 Comparison of liver markers and lipid profile between different grades of NAFLD

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

Liver markers Grade I- NAFLD
(n = 120)
Grade II- NAFLD
(n = 87)
Grade III- NAFLD
(n = 12)
p
ALT (U/L) 33.65 ± 16.51 53.52 ± 29.20 40.75 ± 9.42 0.002
AST (U/L) 34.87 ± 20.63 43.86 ± 19.37 38.75 ± 17.53 0.191
ALP (U/L) 160.80 ± 51.28 177.48 ± 44.57 221.25 ± 74.10 0.049
TP (g/dl) 6.70 ± 0.57 6.26 ± 0.70 6.20 ± 0.47 0.014
Albumin (g/dl) 3.53 ± 0.42 3.31 ± 0.38 3.07 ± 0.13 0.021
TB (mg/dl 0.85 ± 0.16 0.82 ± 0.09 1.07 ± 0.36 0.011
DB (mg/dl) 0.23 ± 0.06 0.24 ± 0.10 0.27 ± 0.15 0.593
Lipid profile
 TC 184.21 ± 36.67 197.71 ± 41.05 221.51 ± 53.35 0.117
 TG 156.97 ± 62.95 227.86 ± 112.32 269.57 ± 85.23 0.001
 HDL-C 43.62 ± 2.87 41.34 ± 3.99 40.00 ± 2.16 0.009
 LDL-C 109.18 ± 32.48 110.71 ± 38.44 127.51 ± 53.25 0.627
  1. Bold represents statistically significant values (p < 0.05). n- the number of patients