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Table 5 Interaction of the SNP rs9939609 (FTO) with physical activity (Yes/No) effect on BMI

From: Establishing a genetic link between FTO and VDR gene polymorphisms and obesity in the Emirati population

Gene (SNP) Physical Activity Genotypes Frequency Mean BMI (kg/m2) p-interaction
FTO (rs9939609) Yes AA 33 31 0.027*
AT 78 31
TT 74 30
No AA 44 34
AT 96 30
TT 69 30
  1. *significant p-values adjusted for age and systolic blood pressure (p < 0.05). Abbreviations- BMI Body Mass Index, FTO Fat mass and obesity-associated protein, SNP Single nucleotide polymorphism