Skip to main content

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).