Table 1: Comparison of the subjects with versus without liver fibrosis.

With fibrosisNo fibrosis

177
Men105NS
Age (yrs)49 ± 1134 ± 12<0.05
ALAT (IU/L)50 ± 23127 ± 69<0.001
GGT (IU/L)125 ± 9895 ± 102NS
Fasting glycaemia (mmol/L)5.5 ± 0.75.1 ± 0.4NS
Steatosis% on the hepatic biopsy45 ± 2563 ± 21NS
Body Mass Index (kg/m2)30.6 ± 3.427.4 ± 4.0NS (0.06)
Maximal BMI during life33.2 ± 3.428.7 ± 4.0<0.01
Waist circumference (cm)101 ± 896 ± 6NS
Energy intake (kcal/day)1863 ± 5032382 ± 73<0.05
Carbohydrate intake (grams/day)204 ± 63290 ± 117<0.05
Simple sugars (grams/day)70 ± 40103 ± 60NS
Lipid intakes (grams/day)173 ± 55194 ± 35NS
Protein intakes (grams/day)88 ± 20110 ± 32NS (0.06)
Food quotient0.85 ± 0.020.86 ± 0.01NS