Table 2

Relationship of a decreased CEACAM1 expression with diabetes, severe obesity, high grade fatty liver and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis

Total (n = 99)

Decreased CEACAM1 expression (n = 29) (%)

p-value


Diabetics

No

50

13 (26)

0.467

Yes

49

16 (33)

Severe obesity

No

59

1 (2)

<0.0009

Yes

40

28 (70)

High grade fatty liver

No

64

0 (0)

<0.0009

Yes

35

29 (83)

Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis*

<0.0009

No

17

6 (35)

Yes

23

22 (96)


* Only 40 severely obese patients was examined for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis

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