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Table 4 Adjusted odds ratio of initial liver enzyme categories for IFG or DM

From: Risks of borderline liver enzyme abnormalities to the incidence of impaired fasting glucose and diabetes mellitus: a 7 year follow up study of workers

   Dependent variable = Incidence of IFG or DM
  Crude Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
AST A 1 1 1 1
  B 1.873(0.515–6.814) 1.776(0.486–6.491) 1.252(0.338–4.641) 1.477(0.380–5.737)
  R 1.665(0.352–7.875) 1.685(0.355–8.001) 1.229(0.251–6.014) 1.120(0.215–5.836)
ALT A 1 1 1 1
  B 3.981(2.020–7.846) 3.967(2.002–7.860) 3.002(1.471–6.127) 2.664(1.214–5.849)
  R 1.689(0.805–3.542) 1.653(0.784–3.484) 1.060(0.476–2.356) 1.039(0.446–2.421)
γ-GTP A 1 1 1 1
  B 4.832(2.129–10.964) 4.654(2.025–10.696) 3.669(1.562–8.618) 3.685(1.405–9.667)
  R 3.060(1.413–6.628) 2.978(1.366–6.494) 2.021(0.888–4.598) 2.149(0.855–5.404)
  1. IFG impaired fasting glucose, DM diabetes mellitus, AST aspartate aminotransferase, ALT alanine aminotransferase, γ-GTP gamma-glutamyltransferase
  2. Model 1 adjusted for age, sex
  3. Model 2 adjusted for age, sex, body mass index
  4. Model 3 adjusted for age, sex, body mass index, AUDIT score, systolic blood pressure, triglyceride
  5. Odds ratio and 95 % confidence interval by multiple logistic regression analysis