Table 3

Mean characteristics of Tayside and Fife diabetics patients stratified by NAFLD status at age 60 (beginning of follow-up period)

CharacteristicNon-NAFLDNAFLDP
Number51026039
% diabetic40.53% (n=2068)60.37% (n=3646)<0.0001
BMI30.55 kg/m2 (SD=6.12)33.15 kg/m2 (SD=6.78<0.0001
Female45.84% (n=2339)53.27% (n=3217)<0.0001
Smoker58.57% (n=2988)65.01% (n=3926)<0.0001
Follow-up length11.08 years (SD=6.07)6.21 years (SD=4.03)<0.0001
  • BMI, body mass index; NAFLD, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.