(based on Long MT, Pedley A, Massaro JM, Hoffmann U, Ma J, Loomba R, Chung RT, Benjamin EJ. A simple clinical model predicts incident hepatic steatosis in a community-based cohort: The Framingham Heart Study. Liver Int. 2018;00:1–9. Liver Int.. 2018;00:1–9.)
Incident fatty liver (on computed tomography scan)
Duration of follow-up
Population of interest
Participants free of fatty liver at baseline, average age 45 years
This score is not applicable to patients with heavy alcohol use (>7 drinks per week for women or > 14 drinks per week for men), weight ≥ 160 kg, or age ≤ 40 years for women or age ≤ 35 for men. Triglycerides were measured fasting.