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Table 1 Population characteristics for the GAW13 FHS Cohorts.

From: Comparison of linkage analysis methods for genome-wide scanning of extended pedigrees, with application to the TG/HDL-C ratio in the Framingham Heart Study

Characteristic Overall Original Offspring
Age (years) 46.0 ± 14.8 59.8 ± 7.4 39.4 ± 12.7
Sex (male) 48.5% 46.7% 49.4%
TG/HDL-C ratio 1.8 ± 2.0 3.0 ± 2.7 1.3 ± 1.2
Systolic blood pressure (mm Hg) 126 ± 20 138 ± 21 120 ± 16
Body mass index (kg/m2) 26 ± 4 27 ± 4 25 ± 4
Glucose (mg/dL) 98 ± 22 98 ± 30 98 ± 16