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Table 4 TNF-α genotype frequencies among subjects with increasing BMI

From: The G-308A variant of the Tumor Necrosis Factor-α (TNF-α) gene is not associated with obesity, insulin resistance and body fat distribution

   TNFα G-308A
Degree of obesity n. GG GA AA
Class 1 38 27 (71.0%) 10 (26.3%) 1 (2.7%)
Class 2 60 43 (71,7%) 14 (23.6%) 3 (4.7%)
Class 3 96 76 (79.1%) 20 (20.9%) -
  1. As previously described (17), the total 194 subjects in this study were divided in 3 BMI classes: in class 1 subjects with BMI < 25, in class 2 subjects with BMI = 25–29.9, in class 3 subjects with BMI > 30