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Table 3 Baseline characteristics of the 582 patients diagnosed with cirrhosis. Occupational skill level

From: Socioeconomic and marital status among liver cirrhosis patients and associations with mortality: a population-based cohort study in Sweden

  Occupational skill level, n (%) P-value
  I
115 (20)
II
348 (60)
III
64 (11)
IV
55 (9)
< 0.0001
Male 63 (55) 230 (66) 31 (48) 44 (80) 0.001
Female 52 (45) 118 (34) 33 (52) 11 (20) 0.001
Median age 63 67 66 65 0.074
(10–90 percentile) (46–84) (53–80) (52–82) (49–77)  
Aetiologies
 Alcohol 44 (38) 187 (54) 36 (56) 28 (51) < 0.0001
 Cryptogenic 14 (12) 53 (15) 11 (17) 5 (9) < 0.0001
 Hepatitis C 34 (30) 36 (10) 3 (5) 7 (13) < 0.0001
 PBC 3 (3) 24 (7) 1 (2) 3 (6) < 0.0001
 NAFLD 5 (4) 19 (6) 3 (5) 2 (4) < 0.0001
 AIH 5 (4) 14 (4) 7 (11) 4 (7) < 0.0001
 Other causes 10 (9) 15 (4) 3 (5) 6 (11) < 0.0001
Comorbidities
 Arterial hypertension 18 (16) 126 (36) 24 (38) 20 (36) < 0.0001
 CAD 15 (13) 75 (22) 11 (17) 4 (7) 0.027
 Diabetes mellitus 27 (24) 106 (31) 19 (30) 15 (27) 0.543
 Obesitya 20 (17) 87 (25) 19 (30) 8 (15) 0.127
Severityb
 MELD (median) 13 11 11 10 0.223
 < 10 35 (30) 134 (39) 22 (34) 21 (38) 0.178
 10–14 26 (23) 80 (23) 16 (25) 17 (31) 0.178
 ≥ 15 50 (43) 121 (35) 23 (36) 11 (20) 0.178
Child-Pugh class
 A 25 (22) 136 (39) 24 (38) 25 (45) 0.010
 B 54 (47) 127 (36) 26 (41) 17 (31) 0.010
 C 32 (28) 71 (20) 11 (17) 7 (13) 0.010
Complications
 Ascites 65 (57) 159 (46) 32 (50) 19 (35) 0.045
 Variceal bleeding 9 (8) 19 (6) 4 (6) 0 (0) 0.215
 Encephalopathy 14 (12) 27 (8) 1 (2) 1 (2) 0.022
 HCC 19 (17) 46 (13) 7 (11) 2 (4) 0.119
  1. AIH Autoimmune hepatitis; CAD Cardiac artery disease; HCC Hepatocellular carcinoma; MELD Model for end-stage liver disease; NAFLD Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease; PBC Primary biliary cholangitis. a Obesity defined as body mass index > 29.9 kg/m2, body mass index value calculated for 96.7% of patients. b MELD-score and Child-Pugh class calculated for 95.5% of patients