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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test for Consumption (AUDIT-C) is more useful than pre-existing laboratory tests for predicting hazardous drinking: a cross-sectional study

  Male (N = 174) Female (N = 160)
Age (years) a 58.4 (16.2) 56.8 (17.6)
BMI (kg/m2) a 25.1 (4.7) 23.5 (4.7)
Diabetesb 35 (21.0 %) 28 (21.4 %)
Hypertensionb 36 (21.6 %) 27 (20.6 %)
Dyslipidemiab 46 (27.9 %) 34 (27.0 %)
AST (IU/l) c 29 (12–209) 24 (9–1165)
ALT (IU/L) c 28 (6–226) 19 (6–1573)
AST/ALT ratioa 1.21 (0.6) 1.36 (0.6)
GGT (IU/L) c 56.5 (10–1932) 25 (8–588)
MCV (fl) a 89.9 (8.3) 88.8 (5.1)
HBsAgb 10 (5.7 %) 8 (5.0 %)
HCV-Abb 22 (12.6 %) 20 (12.5 %)
  1. aMean (SD), bnumber (%), cmedian (range). AST aspartate transaminase, ALT alanine transaminase, BMI body mass index, GGT γ-glutamyltransferase, HBsAg hepatitis B surface antigen, HCV-Ab hepatitis C virus-antibody, MCV mean corpuscular volume