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Clinical Study

The Role of Liver Fibrosis Assessment in the Management of Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B Infection: Lessons Learned from a Single Centre Experience

Table 4

Multivariate analysis of factors associated with moderate/severe liver fibrosis in the chronic hepatitis B cohort.

CategoryVariableUnivariate analysis significant factors ( )Multivariate analysis significant factors ( )

AgeYears (>45)Yes ( )Yes (0.045)
GenderMaleNoNo
Ethnic groupAsian/Afro-CaribeanYes ( )Yes (0.02)
Viral loadHBV DNA level (>6 log)Yes ( )No
Serum ALTALT (>40)NoNo
Hepatic inflammationNecroinflammatory Score (N.I.>3)Yes ( )No

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