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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: Polymorphisms near EXOC4 and LRGUK on chromosome 7q32 are associated with Type 2 Diabetes and fasting glucose; The NHLBI Family Heart Study

  Diabetics Non-diabetics
N genotyped for deletion 205 1982
N genotyped for SNPs 158 2263
Total studied for either SNPs or deletion* 207 2396
Male 55.1% 46.7%
Age at onset of diabetes (years) 51.7 ± 11.6 -
Age at examination (years) 62.2 ± 9.9 51.8 ± 13.4**
BMI (kg/m2) at examination 30.0 ± 5.1 27.5 ± 5.8**
BMI (kg/m2) at age 25 24.5 ± 4.9 22.9 ± 3.6**
Fasting glucose (mg/dL) 173.9 ± 70.1 95.4 ± 16.1**
Center (%):   
Forsyth County, North Carolina, 22.2 22.5
Minneapolis, Minnesota 24.7 28.0
Framingham, Massachusetts 19.8 22.0
Salt Lake City, Utah 33.3 27.5
  1. *means and frequencies correspond to sample with either deletion or SNP genotyping
  2. ** p < 10-4