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Table 5 Comparing those CHB patients with excessive orthostatic symptoms (OGS > 1.8) and fatigue (FIS ≥ 25) with those without

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

 OGS < 1.8OGS > 1.8
 FIS < 25FIS > 25FIS < 25FIS > 25
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Female(%)21 (26.9)5 (6.4)12 (20)10 (40)
Age (years)36.5 ± 10.237.1 ± 11.235.2 ± 8.533.310.6
BMI (kg/m2)24.3 ± 4.125.8 ± 5.523.5 ± 4.223.8 ± 3.9
Albumin(g/l)45.5 ± 4.644.9 ± 3.845.4 ± 2.944.2 ± 3.2
ALT(U/L)54.9 ± 48.737.9 ± 19.930.2 ± 16.166.2 ± 57.1
AST(U/L)40.3 ± 26.231.2 ± 13.727.1 ± 8.642.9 ± 39.8
BiL (umol/L)16.5 ± 10.815.6 ± 5.217.4 ± 9.214.5 ± 9.8
Log10HBVDNA(copies/dl)9.7 ± 0.54.5 ± 0.12.4 ± 0.45.2 ± 0.1
Inflammation Grade(G1/G2/G3/G4)28/17/9/113/7/1/215/8/0/020/19/8/5
Fibrosis stage(F0/F1/F2/F3/F4)8/28/10/4/53/9/5/2/43/9/10/1/05/18/6/1/2
  1. ALT alanine aminotransferase, AST aspartate aminotransferase, BMI body mass index. None of the comparisons is significant (by analysis of variance)