Table 4: List of covariates for plasma markers.

CovariatesPlasma markers

Diagnosis the degree liver fibrosis by using the pathological diagnosis
Albumin ratio of total protein (A/T)
Aspartate aminotransferase (AST)
Hydroxyproline (Hyp)
IV collagen (IVC)
Serum laminin (LN )
III collagen (PC-III)
I collagen (Col I)
Hyaluronan (HA)
Total Bilirubin (T.Bil)
Albumin ratio of the globulin (A/G)
Albumin (Alb)
Total protein (TP)