Table 2 Factor associated with NAFLD in Study Populations by Multivariate Logistic Regression Analysis.

From: Correlation between ultrasound-diagnosed non-alcoholic fatty liver and periodontal condition in a cross-sectional study in Japan

Covariate Odds Ratio 95% Confidence level P value
Gender, (F) 0.583 0.368–0.923 0.021
Age, years 1.024 1.005–1.044 0.014
Brinkman index 1.000 0.999–1.000 0.244
Regular exercise habits (Not apply) 1.349 0.878–2.072 0.172
BMI 1.470 1.373–1.575 <0.001
Present teeth (n) 0.998 0.947–1.052 0.943
Periodontitis, (PPD ≥ 4 mm) 1.881 1.184–2.987 0.007
HbA1c, % 1.594 1.089–2.333 0.016
Total cholesterol, mg/dL 0.968 0.943–0.994 0.017
Triglyceride, mg/dL 1.011 1.006–1.017 <0.001
HDL, mg/dL 1.010 0.980–1.040 0.524
LDL, mg/dL 1.040 1.010–1.072 0.008
SBP, mmHg 0.980 0.958–1.001 0.067
DBP, mmHg 1.050 1.020–1.080 0.001
CRP, mg/dL 3.208 1.625–6.330 0.001
  1. Abbreviations: NALFD, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease; F, Female; BMI, body mass index; WC, waist circumference; PPD, probing pocket depth; HbA1c, hemoglobin A1c; HDL, high-density lipoprotein; LDL, low-density lipoprotein; SBP, systolic blood pressure; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; CRP, C-reactive protein.