Role of age, gender and ethnicity in the association between visceral adiposity index and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease among US adults (NHANES 2003-2018): cross-sectional study

In this cross-sectional population-based study, the authors aimed to explore the association between visceral adiposity index and NAFLD in the general US.....
PUBLISHED IN: BMJ Open 2022

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In this cross-sectional population-based study, the authors aimed to explore the association between visceral adiposity index and NAFLD in the general US population, and further investigate whether the association involves population differences.

These results revealed that “visceral adiposity index is positively associated with the prevalence of NAFLD, but not hepatic fibrosis among US adults, and the association involves age/gender-specific and ethnic differences.”

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Dr. G. Bozet, MD

Dr. G. Bozet, MD

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