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Table 1 Characteristic of the chronic hepatitis B group and the normal control

From: Fatigue in chronic hepatitis B patients is significant and associates with autonomic dysfunction

 CHB patientsControls p value
n13349  
Age35.6 ± 10.134.6 ± 12.9 0.16
Female(%)48 (36.1)24 (49)  
Albumin(g/l)45.1 ± 4.0  
Billrubin (umol/dL)16 ± 8.5  
Log10HBV DNA(×copies/ML)6.5 ± 3.1  
ALT(U/L)48.5 (8–373)  
AST(U/L)37.1 (11–214)  
BMI24.3 ± 4.423.2 ± 5.3 0.24
OGS1.8 (2.3–5.4)  
FIS24.9 (0–91)15.7 (0–31) 0.005
CLDQ58.7 ± 18.8  
COG-FAIL23.1 ± 12.7  
ESS5.5 ± 3.64  
  1. ALT alanine transaminase, AST aspartate aminotransferase, BMI body mass index, ESS Epworth Sleepiness Scale, FIS Fatigue Impact Scale, CLDQ Chronic Liver Disease Questionnaire, OGS Orthostatic Grading Scale. Continuous variables are presented as mean and standard deviation; categorical variables are expressed as counts and medians