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Table 3 Regression analysis of confounding factors for lipid profile in HBV cirrhosis patients

From: Serum lipid profile as a marker of liver impairment in hepatitis B Cirrhosis patients

Confounding factors Coefficient of determination (R2)
Total Cholesterol TAG HDL-C LDL-C VLDL-C Total lipid
Smokers 0.15 0.11 0.42 0.11 0.18 0.26
Addiction of Areca nut 0.13 0.18 0.20 0.17 0.18 0.26
Addiction of Betel leaf with areca nut and tobacco/Gutka 0.01 0.21 0.23 0.10 0.01 0.10
Addiction of Moist powdered tobacco snuff 0.01 0.05 0.05 0.01 0.05 0.10