Table 4

High grade fatty liver, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis and a decreased CEACAM1 expression between 3 groups of severely obese patients

Total (n = 40)

High grade fatty liver (n = 34)

Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (n = 23)

Decreased CEACAM1 expression (n = 28)


No (%)

p-value

No (%)

p-value

No (%)

p-value


Diabetics

20

18 (90)

0.083

13 (65)

0.412

15 (75)

0.574

Non-diabetics

8

8 (100)

5 (65)

6 (75)

with abnormal GTT

Non-diabetics with normal GTT

12

8 (67)

5 (41)

7 (58)


GTT: glucose tolerance test

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