Skip to main content

Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: INSIG-2 promoter polymorphism and obesity related phenotypes: association study in 1428 members of 248 families

Variable n min LQ median UQ max R2†
Age (yr) 1425* 18.7 35.7 50.9 60.9 90.7 -
BMI (kg/m2) 1402 16.7 23.1 25.4 28.2 51.8 15.2
WHR 1357 0.56 0.78 0.85 0.91 1.22 48.7
Plasma Leptin (ng/μl) 1319 1.1 4.6 8.6 15.3 116.6 46.4
Daytime systolic BP (mmHg) 958 94.2 121.1 131 144.1 214.0 20.4
Daytime diastolic BP (mmHg) 958 54.0 72.0 78.6 88.0 119.9 17.9
  1. * of which 52.4% were female and 36.1% were classified as hypertensive.
  2. After correction for age, sex, alcohol consumption, smoking behaviour, and exercise habit.
  3. LQ = lower quartile, UQ = upper quartile