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Table 2 Percentage of patients with elevated liver transaminases by ethnicity

From: Ethnicity and elevated liver transaminases among newly diagnosed children with type 2 diabetes

  Hispanic (%) African-American (%) Non-Hispanic White (%) P-value
ALT - Normal 29 80 12  
 Above the ULN 71 20 88 0.008
 Twice the ULN 39 0 22 0.05
 Three times the ULN 29 0 11 0.09
AST - Normal 47 100 89  
 Above the ULN 53 0 11 0.003
 Twice the ULN 21 0 0 0.17
 Three times the ULN 8 0 0 0.45
  1. ALT: Alanine aminotransferase, AST: aspartate aminotransferase, ULN: Upper Limit of Normal.