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Table 3 Regression analysis to assess the association between coffee consumption and elevated alanine transaminase levels (ALT)

From: Coffee consumption and NAFLD: a community based study on 1223 subjects

Coffee consumption Odds ratio (95 % CI) p value
Univariate
More than once a day 1.097 (0.617–1.953)  
Daily 1.302 (0.794–2.135)  
Less than weekly 1.380 (0.694–2.746) 0.7495
Less than monthly 1.006 (0.384–2.640)  
Seldom/rarely Ref.  
After adjusting for age, gender and BMI
More than once a day 0.773 (0.447–1.339)  
Daily 0.806 (0.497–1.308) 0.7905
Less than weekly 0.722 (0.355–1.467)  
Less than monthly 0.554 (0.190–1.613)  
Seldom/rarely Ref.  
  1. CI confidence interval, Ref. reference group