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Table 3 Comparison of the clinical and demographic factors between normal human liver and ALD cohort

From: Differential DNA methylation of genes involved in fibrosis progression in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and alcoholic liver disease

  Normal human liver ( n = 17) ALD (cirrhosis) ( n = 10)  
Age, mean (95% CI) 63.31 (67.94 to 54.71) 46.30 (57.27 to 39.09) P = 0.002
Male sex (%) 10 (58%) 7 (70%) ns
ALT (IU/L) (95% CI) - 49 (32 to 69)  
BMI (kg/m2) - 24.2 (19 to 32.5)  
Cholesterol (mmol/L) - 4.7 (2.0 to 8.7)  
Triglycerides (mmol/L) - 1.9 (0.9 to 3.6)  
HDL cholesterol (mmol/L) - -  
LDL cholesterol (mmol/L) - 2.9 (1.4 to 5.3)