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Table 3 Subjective Global Assessment in varying severity and aetiologies of cirrhosis

From: Anthropometric, biochemical and clinical assessment of malnutrition in Malaysian patients with advanced cirrhosis

  SGA grade B n (%) SGA grade C n (%) p value #
Severity of cirrhosis    
Child-Pugh B (n = 16) 12 (75) 4 (25) 0.48
Child-Pugh C (n = 20) 12 (60) 8 (40)  
Aetiology of cirrhosis    
Viral Hepatitis (n = 15) 11 (73.3) 4 (26.7) 0.93
Alcoholic (n = 12) 7 (58.3) 5 (41.7) 0.57
Cryptogenic (n = 7) 5 (71.4) 2 (28.6) 0.81
Autoimmune (n = 2) 1 (50) 1 (50) 0.58
  1. # Chi-square test