Keimyung Medical Journal, Vol.4(2) : 175~180, 1985
The study was conducted to investigate the influential factors on liver function on 405 subjects who were over 20 years old age in Kyung San Gun，Kyung Pook province.
The results were as follows; Overall rate of abnormality of liver function was 27.4%(male 42.4%，female 12.4%). By severity of abnormality, the rates of slight, moderate and severe degree were 11.9%, 4.0% and 11.6% respectively.
According to number of factors, (factors: smoking, drinking, HBS antigen positive, anti HBS positive, liver distoma positive and liver swelling) the rates of abnormalities of non-factor, one-factor, two-factor, three-factor and four-factor groups were 7.2%, 16.2%, 17. 2%, 26.5% and 54.5% respectively. According to the sort of factors, the rate of abnormality was the highest in those group who were HBS antigen positive with drinking.