Table 1

Comparison of the population sample demographics to the Trivandrum population census and comparison of the NAFLD cohort demographics to the population sample

DemographyCensus
(n=3 301 427)
Population sample
(n=2222)
p valueNAFLD cohort
(n=2158)
p value
Gender
 Male, n (%)1 581 678 (47.9)915 (41.2)*876 (40.6)*
 Female, n (%)1 719 749 (52.1)1307 (58.8)1282 (59.4)
Domicile
 Rural, n (%)1 529 831 (46.3)1046 (47.1)p=0.49999 (46.3)p=1.04
 Urban, n (%)1 771 596 (53.7)1176 (52.9)1159 (53.7)
 Literacy (%)93.098.0p=0.0998.0p=0.09
Religion
 Hindu, n (%)2 194 057 (66.5)1821 (81.9)*1765 (81.8)*
 Muslim, n (%)452915 (13.7)170 (7.7)*167 (7.7)*
 Christian, n (%)630573 (19.1)231 (10.4)*226 (10.5)*
 Other, n (%)23882 (1)00
  • *p<0.001.

  • NAFLD, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.