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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for the six intersection datasets. N = 1114 in all datasets, 50% female.

From: Sex and age specific effects of chromosomal regions linked to body mass index in the Framingham Study

Dataset Age avg. ± SD BMI avg. ± SD BMI h2 BMI skewness BMI Kurtosis Original N – Excluded N Excluded Age avg. ± SD
1 (1971–75) 35.6 ± 11.5 25.1 ± 4.0 0.45 0.7 0.6 1930 – 816 47.0 ± 16.9
2 (1979–82) 44.2 ± 12.4 25.6 ± 4.2 0.46 0.8 1.0 1764 – 650 60.1 ± 15.8
3 (1983–87) 48.6 ± 12.4 26.3 ± 4.6 0.46 0.9 1.3 1678 – 564 60.7 ± 16.5
4 (1987–90) 52.1 ± 12.5 26.9 ± 4.7 0.42 0.9 1.5 1679 – 565 60.1 ± 17.2
5 (1991–94) 55.8 ± 12.6 27.6 ± 4.9 0.50 0.9 1.3 1546 – 432 62.0 ± 17.2
6 (1994–98) 59.9 ± 12.5 28.1 ± 5.2 0.52 0.9 1.3 1401 – 287 60.1 ± 15.8