Journal of Obesity / 2010 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Role of BMI in the Association of the TCF7L2 rs7903146 Variant with Coronary Heart Disease: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study

Table 1

Baseline characteristics of the sample population (whites and blacks combined) according to TCF7L2 genotype, the ARIC study cohort.


Age (years)54.0 (5.7)53.9 (5.8)54.1 (5.8)
BMI (kg/m2)27.8 (5.4)27.6 (5.3)27.5 (4.9)
HDL-cholesterol (mmol/L)1.4 (0.4)1.4 (0.4)1.3 (0.4)
Fasting glucose (mmol/L)6.0 (2.2)6.1 (2.2)6.2 (2.3)
Gender (% Male)42.843.944.8
Race (% Black)26.927.225.7
Diabetes (%)9.612.514.5
Hypertension (%)33.734.631.1
Ever smoker (%)56.557.458.6

*differences across genotype strata were significant at α=0.05 only for BMI (P=.03), diabetes (P<.01), and fasting glucose (P<.01).

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