Table 5: Differences of genotypes 1 and 3 in determinants of hepatic steatosis.

Genotype 1Genotype 3 𝑃 values*
No steatosis
𝑛 = 1 1 7
Steatosis
𝑛 = 4 6
𝑃 valuesNo steatosis
𝑛 = 7 6
Steatosis
𝑛 = 3 7
𝑃 values

Gender (males%)65 (55.6)21 (45.7)NS42 (55.3)24 (64.9)NSNS
Age 40 years ( 𝑛 %)75 (64.1)35 (77.8)NS26 (34.7)15 (41.7)NS0.001
IVDU ( 𝑛 %)31 (26.5)9 (19.6)NS40 (53.3)19 (51.4)NS0.005
Alcohol abuse ( 𝑛 %)7 (6.0)8 (18.2)0.0307 (9.7)10 (27.8)0.024NS
BMI (kg/m2) 2 4 . 0 ± 4 . 2 2 3 . 5 ± 5 . 3 NS 2 2 . 9 ± 3 . 2 2 3 . 3 ± 3 . 5 NSNS
HOMA1.6 ( 1 . 4 - 1 . 6 )4.0 ( 3 . 5 - 4 . 3 )0.0240.8 ( 0 . 7 - 1 . 1 )2.8 ( 2 . 4 - 4 . 1 )0.016NS
High viral load ( 𝑛 %)10 (27.0)13 (41.9)NS13 (40.6)19 (73.1)0.0180.031
Severe inflammation ( 𝑛 %)2 (1.8)8 (20.0)>0.0011 (1.4)2 (6.3)0.231NS
Advanced fibrosis ( 𝑛 %)11 (9.4)12 (26.1)0.0115 (6.8)12 (32.4)0.001NS
SVR ( 𝑛 %)87 (74.4)23 (50.0)0.00570 (92.1)28 (75.7)0.0350.023

*Comparison between genotype 1 patients with steatosis ( 𝑛 = 4 6 ) and genotype 3 patients with steatosis ( 𝑛 = 3 7 ) (columns 3, 6, and 8).