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Table 1 Basic demographic and atherosclerotic risk profiles in this family study, specified by generations (n = 1,145)

From: Segregation analysis of apolipoprotein A1 levels in families of adolescents: A community-based study in Taiwan

  Probands (N = 368) Siblings (N = 333) Parents (N = 444)
  Mean SD Skewness Kurtosis Mean SD Skewness Kurtosis Mean SD Skewness Kurtosis
Age (years) *** 16.45 0.97 0.33 0.34 17.83 3.43 0.59 1.05 43.65 5.74 1.35 4.65
BW (kg) *** 54.07 12.87 1.04 1.48 52.57 11.03 0.93 2.54 62.87 11.93 1.08 6.02
BH (cm) 161.28 8.46 -0.06 0.03 161.27 8.95 -0.01 1.06 160.90 7.68 0.07 -0.31
BMI (kg/m2) *** 20.63 3.87 1.13 1.24 20.08 3.13 1.31 4.26 24.23 3.91 1.03 4.40
SBP (mmHg) *** 108.86 13.02 0.34 -0.34 111.65 12.90 0.36 0.27 119.13 15.12 0.82 1.28
DBP (mmHg) *** 67.79 9.33 -0.05 -0.75 70.66 10.36 0.18 0.51 78.48 11.46 0.70 0.68
TC (mg/dL) *** 168.98 36.43 1.78 11.91 164.94 33.17 0.74 0.70 195.85 35.76 0.29 0.54
TG (mg/dL) *** 85.49 40.14 1.92 7.98 88.86 43.67 2.96 18.43 156.24 134.29 2.66 8.26
HDL-C (mg/dL) * 43.49 10.44 0.50 0.23 44.21 9.55 0.46 0.07 42.26 11.02 0.72 0.77
LDL-C (mg/dL) *** 79.67 32.08 0.61 0.33 86.24 35.61 1.35 4.74 122.13 36.22 0.26 0.61
Apo A1 (mg/dL) *** 108.84 18.19 1.17 4.69 116.49 21.59 1.23 2.81 122.85 23.07 1.06 6.53
Apo B (mg/dL) *** 46.76 13.39 0.35 1.80 49.70 13.87 0.14 0.46 64.53 18.85 1.64 5.32
Smoking *** 1 (0.3%) 35 (10.5%) 159 (35.8%)
Alcohol drinking *** 1 (0.3%) 25 (7.5%) 173 (39.0%)
  1. *: p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001 among group difference by ANOVA (for continuous variables) or chi-square test (for categorical variables). Abbreviated: BMI: body mass index, SBP: systolic blood pressure, DBP: diastolic blood pressure, BH: body height, BW: body weight, TC: total cholesterol, TG: triglyceride, HDL-C: high density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-C: low density lipoprotein cholesterol, Apo: apolipoprotein.