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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of Caucasian FAMuSS cohort

From: PPARα L162V underlies variation in serum triglycerides and subcutaneous fat volume in young males

Characteristic Females Males
  N Mean ± SD N Mean ± SD
Age (years) 378 24.12 ± 7.75 223 26.48 ± 11.70*
Baseline body mass (lbs.) 378 144.35 ± 28.17 223 180.19 ± 37.39 **
Baseline height (in.) 378 64.96 ± 2.63 223 69.94 ± 2.76 **
Baseline BMI 378 24.06 ± 4.66 223 25.88 ± 5.12 **
Post-exercise body mass (lbs.) 378 145.40 ± 28.03 223 181.04 ± 37.15 **
Post-exercise BMI 378 24.22 ± 4.62 223 25.98 ± 5.06 **
Fasting glucose (mg/dL) 378 85.59 ± 7.60 223 90.47 ± 11.67 **
Cholesterol (mg/dL) 359 167.48 ± 32.79 218 168.61 ± 30.70
HDL (mg/dL) 359 52.02 ± 11.60 218 40.95 ± 11.14 **
LDL (mg/dL) 359 96.02 ± 28.61 218 103.75 ± 27.71 ***
Fasting insulin (uIU/mL) 378 5.37 ± 5.26 223 6.09 ± 5.76
Mean BP ^ 372 85.52 ± 8.75 218 90.17 ± 9.21 **
HOMA ^^ 378 1.16 ± 1.49 223 1.40 ± 1.48
Subcutaneous fat volume of the trained arm (mm3) 273 260697 ± 119542 146 181908 ± 97743 **
Subcutaneous fat volume of the untrained arm (mm3) 273 261558 ± 122587 146 184542 ± 105259 **
  1. *p = 0.003
  2. **p < 0.0001
  3. *** p = 0.0015
  4. ^Mean BP calculated as (SBP + DBP*2)/3
  5. ^^ HOMA calculated as ((Fasting glucose (mg/dL) * 0.0551 * Fasting insulin (uIU/mL))/22.5)