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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of cases/controls and discordant sister pairs

From: FTO gene SNPs associated with extreme obesity in cases, controls and extremely discordant sister pairs

  N Minimum Maximum Mean Std. Deviation
Controls      
Age 544 16 65 42.63 8.75
BMI 544 15.99 24.93 20.77 1.79
% Fat 534 7.50 40.00 23.65 5.61
Cases      
Age 583 18 64 41.05 9.42
BMI 583 35.08 96.95 49.41 8.81
% Fat 529 30.70 70.70 50.01 5.92
Onset Age 462 0.1 55 13.90 9.01
Thin Sisters      
Age 99 14 56 37.61 9.10
BMI 99 17.01 24.90 21.80 1.88
% Fat 81 15.10 38.40 26.41 5.58
Obese Sisters      
Age 99 17 65 39.55 9.27
BMI 99 35.08 71.35 47.46 8.10
% Fat 89 37.00 58.90 49.36 5.18
Onset Age 78 1 42 14.04 8.10
Differences (Obese-Thin)      
Age 99 -19.00 18.00 1.94 6.39
BMI 99 13.14 50.26 25.65 8.27
% Fat 79 6.30 40.20 23.33 7.41