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Table 2 Multiple regression analysis of the relationship between breath test outcome (cPDR1.5h) and histological and biochemical parameters

From: The non-invasive 13C-methionine breath test detects hepatic mitochondrial dysfunction as a marker of disease activity in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis

  Regression coefficient Standardized regression coefficient Standard error p-Value
Intercept 6.219 - 0.622 < 0.001
NASH activity score -0.449 -0.448 0.054 < 0.001
Stage of fibrosis -0.732 -0511 0.075 < 0.001
BMI -0.023 -0.074 0.016 0.156
Cholesterol 0.006 0.180 0.002 < 0.001
Triglycerides 0.000 -0.031 0.001 0.535
ALT -0.001 -0.025 0.002 0.622
Diabetes -0.087 -0.041 0.108 0.420
  1. Corrected R2 = 0.76 for the entire model.
  2. Abbreviations: ALT: alanine aminotransferase; BMI: body mass index.