Table 3

Parameters associated FIB4-AA growth revealed by the χ2 test

ParametersP valueOR
Negative HBeAg or positive HBeAb* (n=247)0.0360.524
BMI ≥25 kg/m2 (n=226)0.0050.469
Initial FIB-4 Score <1.29 (n=256)0.0002.784
  • *Negative HBeAg or positive HBeAb was considered as undergoing or completed e seroconversion.

  • BMI, body mass index; FIB4, Fibrosis-4 Index; HBeAb, hepatitis B antibody; HBeAg, hepatitis B e antigen.