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Table 5 Correlations between USS and clinical factors

From: Characterization of spontaneously-developed non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in aged rhesus monkeys

Factor Pearson r p-value
Age 0.13 0.24
SBP 0.19 0.08
DBP 0.09 0.39
BW 0.61 < 0.001
BMI 0.61 < 0.001
WC 0.61 < 0.001
FPG 0.35 0.001
HOMA IR 0.37 < 0.001
Insulin 0.41 < 0.001
CRP 0.19 0.08
TG 0.38 < 0.001
TC 0.30 0.006
HDL-c -0.28 0.009
LDL-c 0.31 0.003
NEFA 0.21 0.049
ALT 0.08 0.49
AST 0.004 0.97
  1. Pearson r Pearson’s correlation coefficient, USS ultrasonographic steatosis score, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, BW body weight, BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference, FPG fasting plasma glucose, HOMA IR Homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance, CRP C-reactive protein, TG triglycerides, TC total cholesterol, HDL-c high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol, LDL-c low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol, NEFA non-esterified fatty acid, ALT alanine aminotransferase, AST aspartate aminotransferase