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Table 2 Characteristics of the individuals included in the study for Hortega and Pizarra populations after removing those individuals with low genotyping call rate

From: Impact of obesity-related genes in Spanish population

Variables HORTEGA study (N = 1425) PIZARRA study (N = 869)
Age (years) 54.4 ± 19.3 46.2 ± 13.8***
Gender, M(%)/F(%) 718 (50.4) / 707 (49.6) 322 (37.2) / 543 (62.8)***
Weight (kg) 70.8 ± 12.9 74.0 ± 14.1***
Height (m) 1.63 ± 0.1 1.6 ± 0.1***
Waist perimeter (cm) (M/F) 95.70 ± 10.15 /83.4 ±12.8 100.6 ± 10.6/ 97.8 ±14.7***
BMI (kg/m2) 26.4 ± 4.2 28.6 ± 5.2***
SBP (mmHg) 130.8 ± 21.5 129.1 ± 21.8
DBP (mmHg) 79.3 ± 10.7 77.7 ± 12.4***
Total Cholesterol (mg/dl) 201.6 ± 38.2 202.6 ± 39.7
LDL Cholesterol (mg/dl) 114.3 ± 34.5 124.2 ± 34.1***
HDL Cholesterol (mg/dl) 51.6 ± 4.2 58.5 ± 13.2***
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 178.1 ± 114.4 99.5 ± 67.0***
Glucose (mg/dl) 92.6 ± 20.7 106.7 ± 30.3***
Obesity (N/%) 253/18. 5 307/36.0 ***
Overweight (N/%) 574/41.9 306/ 35.9*
Abdominal obesity (N/%)+ 388/28.6 514/60.1 ***
DM2 (N/%) 109/7.7 145/18.9 ***
HTN (N/%) 602/42.3 365/42.8
  1. *p-values denote differences between Hortega study and Pizarra study (p < 0.05); <0.01; ***p-values <0.001; M: Male, F: Female, BMI: Body mass index, SBP: Systolic blood pressure, DBP: Diastolic blood pressure, DM2: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, HTN: Hypertension; Calculated with the Friedwald formula; +Abdominal obesity was defined as waist >102 cm in men and >88 cm in women.