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Table 3 Further ultrasonography and laboratory data

From: Young adult obese subjects with and without insulin resistance: what is the role of chronic inflammation and how to weigh it non-invasively?

  IR Absent IR Present
  Median 25–75 P Median 25–75 P
CRP mg/L 0.31 0.3–0.5 1.47 0.8–2.22
Fibrinogen1 mg/L 345.0 306.7–382 411.0 363.7–466.2
HS score at US 0 0–1 2 0.7–2
  1. Insulin resistance (IR); C-reactive protein (CRP); severity of hepatic steatosis at ultrasonography (HS score at US); [black circle] P = 0.04; P < 0.001; [black cross] P = 0.003; Percentile (P).