Table 4

Regression analysis output for thickened portal vein wall as dependent variable

Variables in the modelRegression coefficentStandard errorDegrees of freedomp valueRelative odds ratio
The model included as independent variables in the order: classes of maximum level of VCM exposure in the work history, age, classes of alcohol consumption, body mass index (BMI), serum triglycerides, serum GGT, and serum GPT, presence of hepatitis B/C.
*Log10 of laboratory results normalised to the upper limit of the normal range.
Max VCM (ppm)
AGE (years)0.0230.01510.1131.024
Alcohol intake (g/day)
BMI (kg/m2)0.0420.03710.2591.042
Hepatitis B/C−0.3170.57710.5830.729