Rapid Review Quiz: Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

B.S. Anand, MD


May 27, 2022

Seo and colleagues found that getting an average of ≥ 7 hours sleep reduced risk for NAFLD by 16% (odds ratio [OR], 0.84; 95% CI, 0.79-0.89). Sleeping ≥ 7 hours on weekdays was associated with a 19% reduced risk for NAFLD (OR, 0.81; 95% CI, 0.74-0.89). Sleeping ≥ 7 hours on the weekend was associated with a 22% reduced risk for NAFLD (OR, 0.78; 95% CI, 0.70-0.87). Compared with persons who slept < 7 hours throughout the week, those who slept < 7 hours on weekdays and > 7 hours on weekends had a 20% lower rate of NAFLD (OR, 0.80; 95% CI, 0.70-0.92).

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