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Table 4 The logistic regression of the presence of hsCRP >3 mg/L and GGT quartiles across a combination of metabolic syndrome and hepatic steatosis

From: Elevated gamma-glutamyl transferase is associated with subclinical inflammation independent of cardiometabolic risk factors in an asymptomatic population: a cross-sectional study

  None N = 81 HS only N = 1,979 MS only N = 1,116 HS and MS N = 2,270
Quartile 1 (ref) 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Quartile 2 1.64 (1.25, 2.15) p < 0.001 2.13 (1.07, 4.26) p = 0.03 1.19 (0.42, 3.38) p = 0.749 2.94 (1.05, 8.20) p = 0.04
Quartile 3 2.14 (1.56, 2.92) p < 0.001 3.34 (1.69, 6.62) p = 0.001 1.50 (0.54, 4.20) p = 0.440 3.88 (1.42, 10.60) p = 0.008
Quartile 4 2.43 (1.69, 3.50) p < 0.001 4.12 (2.07, 8.21) p < 0.001 1.72 (0.61, 4.86) p = 0.303 3.98 (1.45, 10.94) p = 0.007
  1. Model was adjusted for age, gender, AST, ALT, statins, smoking