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Table 1 Characteristics of our 4 groups of patients and controls

From: Increased proteinase 3 and neutrophil elastase plasma concentrations are associated with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and type 2 diabetes

Variable Lean controls (n = 205) Obese controls (n = 105) Liver steatosis (n = 166) Type 2 diabetes (n = 401)
Gender(M/F) 99/106 56/49 93/73 237/164
Age (years) 33 ± 14 66 ± 5 67 ± 5 69 ± 10
BMI (kg/m2) 23.17 ± 2.9 30.02 ± 2.81 31.09 ± 3.6 32.62 ± 6.5
HbA1c (mmol/mol) NA 39.41 ± 4.74 42.8 ± 8.6 63.1 ± 14.13
Liver fat content (%) NA 2.5 ± 1.3 18 ± 13 NA
  1. Data is expressed as mean ± SD. BMI body mass index, HbA1c glycated hemoglobin A1c, NA not applicable