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Table 4 Effects of turmeric on NAFLD degree in patients with NAFLD

From: The effect of turmeric on lipid profile, malondialdehyde, liver echogenicity and enzymes among patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: a randomized double blind clinical trial

NAFLD degree Placebo n = 32 Turmeric n = 32 P1
Before interventionα    0.787
 Normal 0 0  
 Mild 23(71.9%) 24(75%)  
 Moderate 8(25%) 7(21.9%)  
 Severe 1(3.1%) 1(3.1%)  
After intervention    0.271
 Normal 1(3.1%) 2(6.2%)  
 Mild 24(75%) 26(81.2%)  
 Moderate 7(21.9%) 4(12.5%)  
 Severe 0 0  
 P2 0.102 0.020  
  1. NAFLD nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
  2. αData are expressed as n (%). P1 resulted from Mann–Whitney U test between the 2 groups and P2 resulted from Wilcoxon test within each group