Table 1: Basic demographic and laboratory data* of the study population.

ParameterControlCirrhosisCirrhosis-viralCirrhosis-alcoholicAlcoholic

Number of patients (male)1744271715
Etiology (HBV/HCV) 20/7
Age 48.7 ± 3.850.8 ± 8.849.6 ± 9.350.7 ± 7.746.9 ± 11.0
BMI (kg/m2)28.1 ± 3.926.97 ± 2.7926.47 ± 2.4727.78 ± 3.1625.37 ± 3.49
Alcohol (g/day)111 ± 60122 ± 50
Cigarette3/1738/4421/2713/1715/15
Food16/1743/4426/2717/1715/15
Caffeine7/17 11/448/273/1711/15
AST24 ± 265 ± 4069 ± 4059 ± 4028 ± 36
ALP63 ± 21109 ± 6984 ± 36147 ± 9096 ± 42
GGT41 ± 1285 ± 8259 ± 47126 ± 108§117 ± 140§
Total bilirubin1.1 ± 0.22.3 ± 1.92.2 ± 1.82.6 ± 2.20.9 ± 0.3
Total protein6.7 ± 0.17.1 ± 2.76.8 ± 0.77.6 ± 4.36.5 ± 0.6
Albumin4.2 ± 0.22.7 ± 0.82.8 ± 0.92.5 ± 0.73.7 ± 0.5
PT12.8 ± 0.916.9 ± 2.817.7 ± 3.417.0 ± 2.112.3 ± 09
Hemoglobin15.2 ± 0.712.1 ± 2.412.6 ± 2.611.1 ± 1.815.7 ± 1.2
Platelet227000 ± 26000132000 ± 65000a126000 ± 64000142000 ± 69000223000 ± 66000
WBC6400 ± 5004146 ± 22294800 ± 19983735 ± 25108626 ± 1627

Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation. P < 0.001 versus normal, P < 0.001 versus normal, P < 0.001 versus all other groups, §P < 0.001 versus control and viral cirrhosis.