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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of participants by incident NAFLD status a

From: Height predict incident non-alcoholic fatty liver disease among general adult population in Tianjin, China, independent of body mass index, waist circumference, waist-to-height ratio, and metabolic syndrome

 Incident NAFLDP value b
NoYes
No. of subjects29,7496245 
Age (y) c38.3 (38.2, 38.4)41.4 (41.1, 41.7)<  0.0001
Sex (males, %)36.962.1<  0.0001
BMI (kg/m2)22.2 (22.2, 22.3)24.9 (24.8, 25.0)<  0.0001
Waist circumference (cm)75.4 (75.4, 75.5)83.4 (83.1, 83.6)<  0.0001
Metabolic syndromes (yes, %)8.326.6<  0.0001
TC4.62 (4.62, 4.63)4.83 (4.81, 4.86)<  0.0001
LDL2.65 (2.65, 2.66)2.90 (2.88, 2.92)<  0.0001
TG0.87 (0.87, 0.88)1.24 (1.22, 1.25)<  0.0001
HDL1.48 (1.48, 1.48)1.28 (1.27, 1.28)<  0.0001
FBG4.78 (4.78, 4.78)4.89 (4.88, 4.91)<  0.0001
SBP114.6 (114.6, 114.8)120.4 (120.1, 120.8)<  0.0001
DBP72.1 (72.1, 72.2)76.1 (75.9, 76.4)<  0.0001
ALT (U/L)15.2 (15.2, 15.3)20.1 (19.8, 20.3)<  0.0001
Smoking status (%)  
 Smoker14.326.6<  0.0001
 Ex-smoker2.04.3<  0.0001
 Non-smoker83.769.2<  0.0001
Drinker status (%)
 Everyday1.62.4<  0.0001
 Sometime37.347.4<  0.0001
 Ex-drinker4.24.50.27
 Non-drinker56.945.7<  0.0001
Family history of diseases (%)
 CVD28.134.8<  0.0001
 Hypertension48.055.3<  0.0001
 Hyperlipidemia0.50.60.055
 Diabetes20.726.0<  0.0001
  1. aNAFLD non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, BMI body mass index, MS metabolic syndromes, TC total cholesterol, LDL low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, TG triglycerides; HDL, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, FBG fasting blood glucose, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, ALT alanine aminotransferase, CVD cardiovascular disease
  2. bAnalysis of variance or logistic regression analysis
  3. cGeometric mean (95% confidence interval) (all such values)