TABLE 2

Spearman correlations of AST and ALT with other baseline measurements

AST
ALT
CorrelationPCorrelationP
Age (years)−0.020.19−0.16<0.0001
BMI (kg/m2)0.10<0.00010.29<0.0001
Cholesterol (mmol/l)0.11<0.00010.13<0.0001
Triglycerides (log mmol/l)0.05<0.00010.21<0.0001
HDL cholesterol (mmol/l)0.15<0.0001−0.030.034
LDL cholesterol (mmol/l)0.010.470.05<0.0001
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)0.05<0.00010.05<0.0001
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)0.07<0.00010.11<0.0001
Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/l)0.040.0050.14<0.0001
CRP (log mg/l)−0.040.00240.020.07
Alcohol ≥20 units (yes/no)0.13<0.00010.09<0.0001