Skip to main content

Table 1 Demographic, anthropometric and laboratory variables in all subjects

From: Serum interleukin-38 levels correlated with insulin resistance, liver injury and lipids in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Indexes HCs(n = 91) NFs(n = 91) P value
Age(y) 32.00(25.50,41.00) 35.00(28.00,41.50) 0.235
Gender(M/F) 56/35 59/32 0.645
BMI (kg/m2) 21.67 (19.81,23.91) 25.51(24.22,27.34) < 0.0001
ALT(U/L) 15.10(10.65,20.20) 29.80(19.55,43.30) < 0.0001
AST(U/L) 20.30(17.90,24.35) 30.90(23.90,40.20) < 0.0001
FBG (mmol/L) 4.64(4.435,4.815) 5.06(4.725,5.675) < 0.0001
INS (mU/L) 6.99(5.46,8.49) 12.04(8.18,15.15) < 0.0001
CpS 1.76(1.47,2.09) 2.69(2.32,3.31) < 0.0001
HbA1c(%) 5.30(5.20,5.50) 5.70(5.30,5.90) < 0.0001
HOMA-IR 1.41 (1.09,1.78) 2.73(1.88,4.07) < 0.0001
QUICK 0.67(0.62,0.72) 0.56(0.51,0.62) < 0.0001
WBC(×109) 5.44(4.77,6.09) 6.45(5.52,7.59) < 0.0001
NEU(×109) 2.95(2.51,3.59) 3.66(2.93,4.61) < 0.0001
PLT(×109) 240.00(213.00,290.00) 221.00(182.00,255.00) < 0.0001
ALB(g/L) 48.60(47.50,50.65) 49.20(47.85,51.00) 0.199
PA (mg/L) 243.00(213.50,264.00) 286.00(269.00,329.00) < 0.0001
Urea (mmol/L) 4.41(3.77,4.99) 4.85(4.11,5.73) 0.010
CREA (μmol/L) 58.00(50.50,67.00) 72.00(63.00,78.00) < 0.0001
TRIG (mmol/L) 0.91(0.73,1.24) 2.09(1.58,3.07) < 0.0001
CHOL (mmol/L) 4.45(4.04,5.02) 5.01(4.68,5.80) < 0.0001
HDL-C (mmol/L) 1.59(1.36,1.76) 1.24(1.06,1.42) < 0.0001
LDL-C (mmol/L) 2.53(2.03,2.83) 2.91(2.60,3.47) < 0.0001
IL-6 1.59(1.08,2.49) 2.42(1.55,3.52) 0.002
25(OH)D 20.30(17.35,23.55) 16.40(12.95,19.80) < 0.0001
CRP 0.16(0.13,0.23) 0.25(0.18,0.38) < 0.0001
NFS −3.46(−4.07,-2.80) −2.73(− 3.32,-2.24) < 0.0001
  1. BMI Body mass index, ALT Alanine aminotransferase, AST Aspartate aminotransferase, FBG Fasting blood glucose, INS Insulin, CpS C-peptide, HbA1c Hemoglobin A1c, HOMA-IR Homoeostasis model assessment of IR, QUICK Quantitative insulin sensitivity check index, WBC white blood cell, NEU Neutrophil, PLT Platelet, ALB Albumin, PA Prealbumin, CREA Creatinine; TRIG Triglycerides, CHOL Total cholesterol, HDL-C High density liptein cholesterol, LDL-C Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, IL-6 Interleukin-6, 25(OH) D 25 hydroxy-vitamin D, CRP C-reactive protein, NFS Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease fibrosis score. Measurement data were expressed as median (interquartile range)