Table 5

Uni and multivariate analysis of the anthropometric parameters of general evaluation (BMI) and muscular (AMA) and lipidic (AFA) compartments.

UNIVARIATE ANALYSIS


HYPOTHESIS

BMI

AMA

AFA

MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS


FOUR EQUAL GROUPS

0,112

0,343

0,170

0,001

THREE EQUAL CIRRHOTIC GROUPS

0,001

ALC = ALC + HCV

0,812

ALC = HCV

0,001

ALC + HCV = HCV

0,001

ALC = CONTROL

0,001

ALC + HCV = CONTROL

0,003

HCV = CONTROL

0,089


Note: The HCV group, with no alcohol, was significantly different from other aetiologies being closer to the control group.

Caly et al. Nutrition Journal 2003 2:10   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-2-10

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